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By Donna Cope
More than 2.7 million Americans fought during the Vietnam War, the country in Southeast Asia where kids quickly became men, Larry Woodall said.
Military personnel had a “stout routine” for making it through the hazards of flying a Huey helicopter: “Eat, sleep, fly and drink at night to keep your sanity.”
While studying at UAB, Woodall took a break for two semesters. He’d already paid part of his tuition for senior year, but at 23, joined the U.S. Army on May 31, 1968.
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