Acci­den­tal Soldier

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May 3, 2016

At age nine­teen, Dorit Sas­son, a dual Amer­i­can-Israeli cit­i­zen, was try­ing to make the sta­tus quo work as a col­lege stu­dent — until she real­ized that if she did­n’t dis­tance her­self from her neu­rot­ic, wor­ry­wart of a moth­er, she would become just like her. Acci­den­tal Sol­dier: A Mem­oir of Ser­vice and Sac­ri­fice in the Israel Defense Forces is Sas­son’s sto­ry of how she dropped out of col­lege and vol­un­teered for the IDF in an effort to change her life — and how, in step­ping out of her com­fort zone and into a war zone, she dis­cov­ered courage and faith she did­n’t know she was capa­ble of.

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