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Ooh-rah!

Another reader recommends a family trip to the new Marines museum:

We spent Thanksgiving in DC – and drove back to NC yesterday.  To make it an interesting drive and to try and get off of I-95, we exited on Rte 619/Joplin Rd. right there at Quantico.  Not knowing anything other than the roads themselves from our Atlas, we happened upon the Quantico National Cemetery – and took a slow drive through.  It was awesome – our 5 year old is just old enough to begin to understand things like death and sacrifice.  He actually chilled out a little bit and picked up on our somewhat somber and reverent mood as we drove through.

But had I read the Corner over the weekend – I would have known about the Marine Corps Museum.  Doh!  Never again.

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