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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - David Blau
Men who have seen and suffered the horrors of combat steel themselves each day for a job some find just as wrenching: fighting child sex crimes back home.
Recruiting former troops to a new fight, the Homeland Security Department swore in its inaugural class of military veterans Friday to be special operatives trained to track down child pornographers and sex abusers.
Social Security recipients shouldn't expect a big increase in monthly benefits come January.
"I have three sons - 10, 8 and 6 - but I have been brainwashed to move on from whatever it is, to put anything ugly behind me and keep fighting," Blau said. "I can keep going with my life without letting it affect me."
"I'm out here trying to make this happen," he said. "I miss my kids, but by doing this I can protect them and countless others."