A caller to my radio show yesterday said that his son did something so bad when he was 13 that now, four years later, it's still grounds for automatic disqualification from admission to the Army. He'd love to enlist in the Army.
His father called asking for my advice on how to get the Army to make an exception. I don't think I told him what he wanted to hear. My PsychologyToday.com article today consists of an augmented transcript of our exchange.