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Nigerian man narrates how he signed up to join US Marines but fled after seeing their training session

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A Nigerian man, Akwari Charles has narrated how he nearly became a US Marine but for a last minute change of mind.

Charles, who resides in USA, said he visited the recruiters office and declared his interest to join the marines.

When asked if he could swim, the young man answered said no but indicated that he would be willing to learn if the force offers on-the-job training.

After a series of question and answers, Charles was then give a form and told to send it through mail after accessing necessary information online.

All seemed well and done for him to join, until he reached home and watched a video of the training on YouTube, it was at that moment he had a change of mind.

In his words; ”I remember when I wanted to join the US marines.

I entered the recruiters office and told him of my interest.

He asked why?

All seemed well and done for him to join, until he reached home and watched a video of the training on YouTube, it was at that moment he had a change of mind.

In his words; ”I remember when I wanted to join the US marines.

I entered the recruiters office and told him of my interest.

He asked why?

He replied yea ofcourse.

“Okwu a gwula”

Gave me the forms and asked that I accessed it online and send in my documents.

I got home and out curiously I went on YouTube to watch a video of the training.

Then I saw I would have to jump down from a Helicopter in full gear and weapon inside an ocean.

I changed my mind.

Anytime the recruiter calls me back, my heart skips.

I didn’t come to Amelika to drown.”

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