Nation: Newman's Navy

When he tried to enlist in the Navy two years ago, John Michael Newman flunked the educational tests. A high school dropout, he joined the Job Corps instead, studied so hard that he was finally able to pass the service exams. Last week John Newman, now 18, became the seventh of civilian Carpenter Kirby Newman's nine sons to enter the Navy—making the Newman family the first in the memory of naval officials to have seven brothers on active duty at the same time. Idaho communities celebrated "Newman Day"; John's home town of Twin Falls...

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