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Summing up 50 years post high school......

Like others, I ventured out of OTHS (Oakwood Township High School) 50 years ago looking for some unearned freedom and ran right smack into Viet Nam.  I luckily survived that experience and in the process found a vocation and set some goals.  
To achieve what I set out to do I became a student for real.  As I did medical things in the military I did that kind of work during school, married a sweetheart who became my 1st wife and eventually prepared to embark on a new career.  Turns out the new career start and the end of the 1st marriage arrived nearly at the same time.
I worked in several jobs picking up good experience and also met my 2nd wife who has been my wonderful partner over the last 32 years.  I continued in a rigorous career of managing healthcare usually doing assignments less attractive to others but appealing to my tastes.  
In 1994 I had my first symptom of cardiovascular heart disease that continued to worsen through 2005 when I decided after 40 years, I needed to stop …