It was never a question of whether I should or not. My grandparents carried, my parents carry, it's a "family tradition".
There have been some very close calls in my family, over the years. I've typed them all out before. When next I take the time to type them, I'll save them to a file, as this question has come up numerous times in the past, and will be revisited again in the future.
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