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A Triumph of the Human Spirit

Sometimes, I need a lift.  Not just a ‘good time’, but something to remind me of others trials and tribulations in Life. And how they overcame them.

Life – It’s not just a board game or a cereal, anymore.

Being a fan of movies, I look to them as a source.  (We’re not talking Pauly Shore, here, people.)

I watched one last night.  The Great Escape.  A fine film in it’s own right, based on a true and sad story about men fighting for freedom.  What they endured, how they overcame, and sometimes were killed.

If you’ve not seen it, you should.  Or read the book.  (You Tube gives me nothing FTC!)

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About guffaw1952

I'm a child of the 50's. libertarian, now medically-retired. I've been a certified firearms trainer, a private investigator, and worked for a major credit card company for almost 22 years. I am a proud NRA Life Member. I am a limited-government, free-market capitalist, who believes in the U.S. Constitution and the Rule of Law.

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4 thoughts on “A Triumph of the Human Spirit

  1. It’s a great movie, and it’s about overcoming those who would hold you prisoner in your ‘place’…

    Posted by oldnfo | April 20, 2014, 10:23 am
  2. Most of those men were killed for their efforts, but not one of the survivors ever expressed any regrets. I hope there are human spirits like that in this generation.

    Posted by Rev. Paul | April 20, 2014, 1:52 pm

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