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used in Fearless

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a very difficult or painful experience
  • Throughout this sad ordeal, Adam sought moments of refuge, comradeship, and ultimately spiritual strength from Chaplain Springer.
    p. 226.7
  • At the same time, former SEAL Dick Couch was gaining clearance from the Navy to observe and document what Adam was about to undergo, "a process," he would write in The Warrior Elite, "that transforms young men into warriors.... a distillation of the human spirit, a tradition-bound ordeal that seeks to find men with character, courage, and the burning desire to win at all costs, men who would rather die than quit."
    p. 108.5

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