'Real public service is not about you. . . . It's about sacrifice.'
One spring day when he was 18, Ed Flynn left school, went to a South Boston recruiting station, and signed up for the Navy. A quiet boy who wasn't into sports the way his father had been, Flynn idolized the veterans he knew as a boy. They had made sacrifices for their country. He could think of nothing more honorable. (Full article: 987 words)
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