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McCain Road Trip

Senator and former candidate for President John McCain was in Vietnam yesterday and he actually paid a visit to the place he was held as a prisoner for five years during the war. mccainsuitIt's nicknamed the Hanoi Hilton and I can't get over the fact that McCain went back there.  It's now a museum and there's even a flight suit and boots on display that were supposedly McCain's.  He looked at them and said it didn't look like his stuff. It amazing to me that he wanted to go back.  I have a great respect for anyone who has served in the military and obviously someone who survived as a prisoner is an amazing person.   However, I can't imagine how McCain can actually go there and not have any bad memories.  I've refused to go back to a store because I thought the person behind the counter was a little rude.  He went back to a place that took away five years of his life. McCain may be old, but he's still pretty tough.

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