A few years ago, Frank Schaeffer’s son John enlisted in the Marines rather than applying to college along with his prep school classmates. Schaeffer wrote a memoir with John exploring how that decision transformed their family. He talks about that experience and shares his thoughts on his son’s possible deployment overseas.

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  • Frank Schaeffer author and father of a former enlisted Marine

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