By Justin Murphy
News21 / Syracuse University
One thing about Ed Bush: He knows how to laugh.
It’s a hoarse belly chuckle that goes along with good news and bad. His gray ponytail and prodigious stomach get to bobbing; his small, sparkly eyes sparkle more brightly, casting about for someone to draw into the joke.
Ed didn’t always laugh like this.
Not as a gunner in Korea during the Vietnam War, when he rappelled from helicopters into a hail of midnight bullets with a simple task: eliminate.