World Wide Empathy

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I’ve never been patriotic. That might sound odd for someone who enlisted two separate times in the military but it’s true.

I joined the Coast Guard when I was 17 because I wanted to rescue people, save the environment and generally be in the military without having to kill people because I was kind of a pacifist. Later on I signed up for the California National Guard because I was going through a states rights phase, and also…

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Doug Ecks, Esq is a lawyer and member of NLG-LA. He is also a stand up comic and author. You can support my writing at https://ko-fi.com/dougx

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Doug Ecks

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Doug Ecks, Esq is a lawyer and member of NLG-LA. He is also a stand up comic and author. You can support my writing at https://ko-fi.com/dougx

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