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Old 15th Sep 2011, 19:59
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jindabyne
 
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Brave young men, many of whom must lived with their hearts in their mouths waiting for the scramble.
I guess so. Whist the perception of those that were involved is often one of young men that were ---- whatever. They were almost certainly very brave, very scared, very aware of their mortality, hugely inexperienced, and constantly hoping they'd live to enjoy their maturity. Most of those of us that followed became skilled in their art and adopted their creed, but we never had to contemplate death on a daily basis. That is what makes me remember, humbly.
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