Thank you for sharing!
I'm sorry to hear about the ROTC path, but I'd say it worked out. Life is funny sometimes.
I definitely agree that networking is the key to success in life, no matter the industry. All(most) of my freelance work has been through contacts. Besides, it's nice to ping ideas off like-minded people. Especially with the galaxy of options in web development these days haha
Some things end up better than you expect them.
I find most freelancers have that same experience and it kind of translates to those looking for fulltime jobs too.
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