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Jim Sherman: Inviting soldiers to dinner
The Sherman family always invited soldiers to dinner over the holidays.
Interview outtakes from THE WAR:
"And they'd go down like on Thanksgiving, Christmas, just on weekends and they'd find half a dozen of these guys sitting around the lobby, listening to the radio and they'd invite them up for dinner. And we always had soldiers at our house at Thanksgiving. And the funny thing I remember, particularly, I would never forget this, the Army-Navy game was on. This, you know, Thanksgiving dinner and I had two uncles who were in the Navy and so I was cheering for the Navy. And then, here are all these soldiers, you know. They're cheering for the Army and if, you know, the Navy scored, I'd jump up and down and they'd grab me and wrestle me to the floor. And, I mean, it was just this give and take."