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Jason Kirell
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Jason Kirell is a combat veteran, former reporter, and blogger based in New York. His writings have appeared in The Baltimore Sun, Newsday, The Long-Islander, Pro Wrestling Illustrated and various other outlets. He enlisted in the Army in 2010 and after a deployment to Kandahar, Afghanistan, completed his enlistment and separated in the summer of 2013. He is 35, married, with a Siberian Husky named Shannon and a cat named Cammo.

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I'm a 35-Year-Old Veteran On Food Stamps

(2923) Comments | Posted September 20, 2013 | 3:14 PM

My name is Jason. I turned 35 less than a week ago. My first job was maintenance work at a public pool when I was 17. I worked 40 hours a week while I was in college. I've never gone longer than six months without employment in my life and...

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