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    Turning 100, a Former Spanish Soldier Laments the Curse of His Birth Year

    Andreu Canet is one of the last survivors of the “baby bottle conscription.” Born in 1920, they were drafted as teenagers in an ill-fated bid to stop Franco from winning Spain’s civil war.
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