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Why did you become a Freemason?

From: "Carpenter1 Wach" <Carpenter1@msn.com>
To: <masonry-ask@mit.edu>
Subject: Why I Joined Freemasonry
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2003 02:18:36 -0400
Message-ID: <BAY3-DAV269KH6ddsaT0001797c@hotmail.com>

Dear Brethren,

I am a recently raised master mason at 23 years old. I remember as a young child, my father, my grandfather, and just about every one of their respectable friends were masons. It wasn't till years later, I realized that these men were the best men I had ever met, and I should strive to be a better man.

After thinking about this, I realized what all of these men had in common. They were all masons. I finally asked my father for a petition on Christmas day this past year, and I was raised on June 2. I have had no second thoughts or regrets about my decision. The only thing I notice is that I am becoming a better and more responsible man.

I am a member of Fort Benning Lodge #579 of Columbus, GA working under the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of Georgia.

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