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Save me from my stupid self

Write to the Point


Last updated 2/28/2019 at 5:49pm

I went to college in New York. It was a long way from home, but West Point offered to let me play football in exchange for a quality education and a career.

New York was quite a culture shock for a small town farm boy. The drinking age was 18, the voting age was 21 and the only thing that prevented us from smoking was the price of cigarettes. We did most of the stupid things that college kids do, but no one got hurt that I know of, and we didn’t break any laws.

Times have sure changed. College kids are now deemed mature enough to vote at age 18 but too immature to have a beer or cigarette...

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