I was I-A in the draft. I was born on Sept. 16th, so my number was 207. In any case I reported to the draft board in Charlotte, went through the physical and passed with flying colors.
Because of my draft status, I could not get a job with a bank, even though my major was Econ. I ended up as a teacher in Charlotte for nine years and then went into the family business of running construction trade associations – I now run the national association for Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors in Falls Church, VA. If not for my number in the draft, by now I would probably be laid off by Wachovia or Bank of America.