Charley Goddard's 'Life In The Army'

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Charley Goddard joined the army at the age of 15 due to the excitement of the war Charlie felt that he had to join and go see places thinking he would never have another chance. When he joined they sent him to a fort as far away from the war as possible. While at his first station, all he did all day was eat disgusting food and perform drills. After several months of drills, bad food and his mother sending him letters telling him to run away before the Army gets him killed, the commanding officer told them to all pack up and that they were heading out. Charlie’s platoon marched for a long while when finally they made their way to a train station where there was a big crowd of people waiting to cheer them on. It was amazing!

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