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I don't want to live a regular life. That is. Go to college to study something you hate, work a boring job just for the money, retire. I was thinking of becoming active duty Marine right after high school. I'm currently a junior. After my service time is up I was thinking of becoming a Cop in my city of Philadelphia. Do you think this would work? or Do you think I'd forever be living in a bad apartment in a crappy neighborhood.

Asked By: Pete - 10/18/2008
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Answered By: youngatheart - 10/18/2008
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Answered By: naguru - 10/18/2008
 
It sounds like you've created your own American Dream which also contributes to your community; it's your right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness so go for it.
Answered By: resilience - 10/18/2008
 
What is a 'regular life'? You thik being a cop, anywhere, isn't part of 'regular life'? Being a Marine isn't regular? Ask the guys who are cops or marines! Go to college, then do what you want, Marine, cop, whatever.
Answered By: Tony B - 10/18/2008
 
I think you have to appreciate the things you call "bad" or "regular... More
Answered By: Mary - 10/18/2008
 
planning your life is never a good idea because life never goes the way you plan!!!! take it one day at a time and don't worry too much about the future - follow your heart and the rest will fall into place :) LIFE YOUR LIFE!!! woohoo
Answered By: andrew k - 10/18/2008
 
...what i think and what you do is your choice...good luck...
Answered By: *RED* - 10/18/2008
 
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