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Thread: 2 men reach top of Yosemite’s El Capitan in historic free climb

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    Quote Originally Posted by carlmaloschneider View Post
    You don't get it. But I think maybe you do get it. It's not about climbing the rock. It's not about conquering the rock. It's about conquering something else. You're a Marine? So you've done risky things. What was that all for? Country? The Flag? Family? Mates? Freedom? The uniform? Or, maybe, some of it was about you. You did it for you.
    I am not a Marine, my son is and my dad was in WWII.
    I didn't serve.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ProudMarineDad View Post
    I have my opinion and you have yours.
    Nothing wrong with agreeing to disagree. That's why God made apples and oranges.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JimmyHAD View Post
    Nothing wrong with agreeing to disagree. That's why God made apples and oranges.
    Absolutely my friend.
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