ATLANTA — Some things, like bombing exercises shattering enough to knock pictures off the wall, are just part of life in a military town. Others, like massive troop deployments and war, are thankfully less common.
But as the nation girds for a potential war against Iraq, the departure of troops to the front lines is now frighteningly real in towns all across the South. Beyond the obvious toll on families, deployment can be devastating for businesses. Just ask those who struggled through the last Gulf War 12 years ago.
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"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)