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The Few the Proud and the The Brave. Timothy Durham A corpral in the United States Marine
Corps Considers himself to be a example of what the Marines exemplify. "I am a Marine to
the heart 100%."

Timothy joined the Marines at the age of twenty three, in search of a better lie for both
himself and his daughter. He felt like the Marines would be the best route to not only
developing him into manhood but also providing him with the best "possible benefits". "I
wanted To be a better person and open up doors of oppurtunity for myself. I wanted to
provide for my family, buy a house and be able to live comfortably.What better way then to
serve my country."

During his four years in the Marines Timothy has traveled throught the United States and
around the world to Japan, Australia, Korea, Panama and the Phillapines. In Addition He
has recieved numerous certificates of commendation for going above and beyond. Because of
being such an outstanding Timothy and 13 others from his squad were invited to preform

in the Australian bicentenial parade to preform military drills. But despite his
accomplishments What does it mean to be a Marine?

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