This is to certify that the president of the United States of America has awarded HIMSELF the MEDAL OF HONOR
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"Son, everyone went to college in the sixties - there was a war going on."
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"Laos! Cambodia! Why can't we stay in Vietnam, where we belong?"
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"Aren't you being a little arrogant, son? Here's Lieutenant Colonel Farrington, Major Stark, Captain Truelove, Lieutenant Castle, and myself, all older and more experienced than you, and we think the war is very moral."
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"Sure, I fooled around with drugs when I was your age, but that was to protest the war."
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"Daddy! Daddy! American planes bombed a key rail depot near Hanoi and knocked out a power station today in a record number of strikes for the third consecutive day!"
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"Don't you think even if there'd been no John Cardner and no Comon Cause, we'd have found each other anyway?"
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"Sarah's grades are excellent. She got A+ in 'Yogi Berra: Philosopher or Fall Guy?,' A in 'Dollars and Scents: An Analysis of Post-Vietnam Perfume Advertising,' A in 'The Final Four as Last Judgment: The N.C.A.A. Tournament from a Religious Perspective,'
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"The 'Sixties was era of great tragedies, son: The Kennedy Assasination, Martin and Malcom, the Vietnam War, Dylan goin' electric in '65..."
"I'd kill for a spider-hole like that in Manhattan."
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"His secret bone-spurs agony."