December 21 12:02 PM
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Belcher sailor retires from Navy after 30 years
Master Chief Machinist’s Mate David Ford, who grew up on a small farm in Belcher, La., clasped his palms to his temples for a second, recreating his young and frustrated reaction to his mother’s firm expectation. Mower or not, the grass always got cut. Ford relaxed his hands, shook his head and smiled about the memory.
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