I'm still not quite sure what the big deal is that the guy was a Marine. Are Marines somehow considered more human than us lowly plebs, an therefor entitled to be treated with more respect?
I can understand mentioning that he was a Marine if he died in combat, but he died in a car accident. Would this article be beating you over the head with the guys occupation if he was just a janitor?
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"My happiness doesn't depend on anything. My heart is always happy. I do have anger issues though."