Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson invoked the American soldiers who stormed the beaches of Normandy during World War II while discussing how he will continue to fight for the Republican presidential nomination at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Friday.
"We have to begin to think about those who come behind us. Because what would have happened to us if those who preceded us were little chicken livers. What if they weren't willing to take risk?" he asked. "What if on D-Day our soldiers invading the beaches of Normandy had seen their colleagues being cut down, a hundred bodies laying in the sand, a thousand bodies laying in the sand -- what if they had been frightened and turned back? Well, I guarantee you they were frightened, but they didn't turn back."
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