Betty Jo Monologue

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“Betty Jo,” I said. “My head tells me you’re right. My heart tells me you’re right, but everything in my life pointed to this. What would become of me if I don’t take this leap of faith?” “Glover, this is not some training to become an altar boy. It’s not like a movie. Look what happened to Harry. It happened to the Vietnam vets. John’s father played the game. When you come back, you’ll play and die like Harry.” “Betty Jo. Betty Jo,” I said, and told her what Samuel said about my books prepared me for war. My mother gave me those books. She trained me for war as much as my father’s stories trained me to fight. “Samuel is just a rich kid like Bush. He’s getting the same enjoyment Bush will get if you enlist and die in Iraq,” Betty Jo said. “I’ve

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