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    Quote Originally Posted by Introverted-esfp View Post
    You should JESUS. Albeit your likely to get disspointed. the French Legion as an organization is are nothing like the legendary band of soldiers that they were a few decades ago, that romantized view is gone. Today they have been reduced to a standardized elite troop, with shitty french equipment, operating in counter-insurgency missions in africa, and serving in french colonies. They have nothing of the good ole charming glory of the 20th century, despite having misfits among their ranks.
    Yeah, and I reckon they kind of fell out of favor after that attempted coup in the 60s. Apparently De Gaulle took that personally.
    Listen to me, baby, you got to understand, you're old enough to learn the makings of a man.

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    Throughout my life, I've considered joining the military. The French Foreign Legion consideration was at the extreme of that romantic fantasy.

    If I were a J, I would have done it already. It's the extreme P in me that could never commit to actually doing it, knowing that my freedom would be stripped away.

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