How old was Lawrence Brooks when he joined the Army?
Lawrence Brooks, photographed in his home, holds a portrait of his younger self. Born Sept. 12, 1909, Brooks was drafted into the Army at age 31. Despite the segregated army and hostile treatment he received during and after the war, Brooks is a proud veteran. After the war he worked as a forklift operator until he retired nearly 40 years ago.
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