The One Hundred Percenters
For months I have been reading in TIME, LIFE and other periodicals the sad plight of the 52-20 boys, the miserable scraping that the college-goers must do to stay in college, the horrible handicaps.of the amputees. But I have searched column after column ... for just one tiny mention of the one hundred percenters. Not one damned word have I found.
Who are one hundred percenters? They weren't hit by a bullet or a shell fragment. Instead they . . . were hit by a bug who took up living quarters in their lungs, making them 100% disability cases....