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The television series "Band of Brothers" follows the experiences of a company of paratroopers as they participate in the invasion of Europe. In one scene Lt. Richard Winters is leading his men into the heart of the Battle of the Bulge. Another Lt. is pulling back from the front line, and he gives Winters a dismal report. "Looks like you're going to be surrounded." Winters replied briefly and confidently. "We're paratroopers. We're supposed to be surrounded."

So many people today complain about the most minor inconveniences: The traffic is bad. There's too much homework. My life is boring. I need more money. Yet they have no idea what is really happening around them. The Bible...

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