The Five People You Meet in Heaven

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How does Mitch albom feel about war?

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From the text, we can infer that Mitch believes most young men go to war because it's something they're supposed to do.

YOUNG MEN GO to war. Sometimes because they have to, sometimes because they want to. Always, they feel they are supposed to. This comes from the sad, layered stories of life, which over the centuries have seen courage confused with picking up arms, and cowardice confused with laying them down. When his country entered the war, Eddie woke up early one rainy morning, shaved, combed back his hair, and enlisted. Others were fighting. He would, too.

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The Five People You Meet in Heaven