Soon after the Glory actor trained to become a fighter pilot, he quickly learned that his infatuation for the military wasn’t all that he thought it to be. In an interview with AARP Magazine, Freeman said once he sat in the cockpit of the plane he had a clear epiphany. "You are not in love with this; you are in love with the idea of this," he said. The 76-year-old was a part of the Air Force for three years.
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