Autism Diaries 3

Military Service

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My son was looking forward to two things when he turned 18. The first was voting and the second was going into the military. He was able to cast his first vote on November third. However, even though he registered for selective service, a recruiter told him that since he was on medication, he would not be eligible for service. The medication, unfortunately, is a necessity. Things are dicey now…