Archive for February, 2011

Pride, Honesty and Money

Thinking about the days seeing report sick in the military, one notes that there was a certain refreshing honesty to it. Compare the following scenarios of a 20 year-old NSF recruit reporting sick on Sunday evening:

“Hi Doctor, I have sore throat. My sore throat very bad one, every time sure need antibiotics. Also, can I have MC for today and tomorrow.”

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