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John McCain for President This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

By Heidi H., Rockwall, TX

Republican candidate John McCain has experience in our nation’s government. His views on border security and the environment make him well suited for the nation’s soon-to-be vacant spot in the White House.

McCain shows great leadership and involvement in the nation’s welfare. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy and was a naval aviator for 22 years. He survived his first near-death experience in July 1967, as he was preparing to take off on a bombing mission during the Vietnam War. A rocket from a nearby plane struck and exploded the fuel tanks of McCain’s plane. McCain was given the option to go home with an honorable discharge, but he refused and volunteered for another five and half years. This act of courage shows McCain’s perseverance, strength, and determination to serve his country.

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CDHLegend
This is a bit dated....
Feb. 04, 2013 at 2:48 PM • Report
fictitious-quandary
Desmothenes you are very smart. We will never know what never happened. 
Nov. 10, 2012 at 10:39 AM • Report
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