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He Came Out, So I Went In

One straight military spouse’s tale of hope

By Meredith Simpson

Everyone has a story to tell. My story became a tale of adventure when I married a Marine almost nine years ago. When we met, I didn’t know what a Marine did. I had no military background, no military experience, and no military affiliations. Ignorance was bliss, and I used that bliss to carry me through three deployments, five household moves and numerous family separations for training.

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