"Heart of a Soldier"

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  1. Pariah

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    Just got done reading this non-fiction account of two soldiers beginning in their pre-Vietnam days in Africa continuing therough their heroics in Vietnam and concluding just after 9/11 where one of them was the VP of security for Morgan Stanley who managed to get all but 6 of his 1,000+ employees out of the WTC--largely because he ignored orders from the Port Athourity to stay put.

    Awesome read. Parts were very sad, parts were very inspiring.
     
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    Thanks, Pariah. I plan to check it out!
     
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    This book also prompted me to pick up "We Were Soldiers Once...and Young." It was okay. This one reads a lot more dry than "Heart of a Soldier," but it has some overlapping (for lack of a better term) characters. This is the book on which Mel Gibson's "We Were Soldiers" is based.
     

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