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Service To America

by John McCain - 2008

Memory often accords our high school years the distinction of being among the happiest of our lives. I remember Episcopal in that light. The academics were superb and serious, a testament to the many fine teachers here. Athletics were accorded almost equal weight, and I appreciated the opportunity it gave a mediocre athlete to participate in team sports.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 107, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 110 Number 14, 2008, p. 195-197
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 22882, Date Accessed: 4/15/2021 12:48:21 AM

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  • John McCain
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    John McCain is a U.S. Senator from Arizona and 2008 Republican Presidential candidate. He served in the Navy during the Vietnam War and was elected to the House of Representatives upon his return to civilian life, in 1982. He was elected to the Senate in 1986 and has represented Arizona since then. This selection was excerpted from a speech Senator McCain delivered at Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia on April 1, 2008.
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