all able-bodied people

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all able-bodied people

Anyone and everyone who is able to help or contribute to a cause in some way. I'm calling on all able-bodied men and women in the area to lend a hand restoring the local church this weekend.
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95) focuses on the creation of a unit of all able-bodied civilian males between ages 16 and 60 and adds Yelton's capture and treatment as a POW, Ed Gilbert's US MARINE CORPS RAIDER 1942-43 (1841768919, $17.
In fact, because the militia was considered to be all able-bodied men "two months after the Second Amendment was officially ratified.
In the end, 70 percent of all able-bodied males of draft age--18 to 38--ended up serving.