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2 Quotes From A Famous Veteran That Show How Much Pain War Causes

On Veterans Day 2014, news outlets discovered that Tomas Young, a well-known paralyzed Iraq War veteran-turned-peace-activist, had died. But despite his death, we should make sure that his very important words on war, peace, death, and politics live on.


Here is a news announcement about Young's death that also shows the clip where he said these very moving words.

It's a little hard to hear Young because he's having trouble fully enunciating his words as a result of his paralysis, but no fear — we'll have a transcript below this post.

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"The issue on the table..."

Two of Hamilton's most beloved numbers are the Cabinet Battles between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson. In Cabinet Battle #1, the issue on the table was Hamilton's national financial plan. In Cabinet Battle #2, the issue was whether to provide France assistance in their revolutionary war.

But there was a third rap battle written for the show, which was cut due to time and because it didn't actually move the plot along. The issue on the table for Cabinet Battle #3? Slavery.

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