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HALF A DOZEN SIGNIFICANT TROOPERS DIE IN THE DIASPORA

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HALF A DOZEN SIGNIFICANT TROOPERS DIE IN THE DIASPORA

During the New Year celebration comrades bowed their heads in silence to remember the life and times of Mendes Patrick Benn, who lived and died in an Atlanta suburb prior to the Christmas holiday.

Four days later at the dawn of the New Year, the news rang out that Leslie Chung who also lived in Atlanta had kicked the bucket. I had known both men personally. Both of them were equal opportunity offenders and classical loud mouths and patriots.
I went to high school in Buxton with Patrick while I grew up swimming in the side line trench naked, with Chung, as the self appointed Life guard and coach.  Continue reading