Why did you go into the military?

We grew up poor. My mother was sick. My father was a crazy drunk Vietnam Veteran. I had to be the "adult" of the house when I was about 13 or so. I went into the military to escape the hood, and poverty. "Boot camp" (Basic Military Training) was a vacation to me.I am 54 now. I have been a... show more We grew up poor. My mother was sick. My father was a crazy drunk Vietnam Veteran. I had to be the "adult" of the house when I was about 13 or so. I went into the military to escape the hood, and poverty. "Boot camp" (Basic Military Training) was a vacation to me.I am 54 now. I have been a software developer for over 20 years, but it seems like "yesterday".
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