“There’s something happening hereBut what it is ain’t exactly clearThere’s a man with a gun over thereTelling me I got to beware….”
The true story of the year I spent in Saigon, Vietnam, with my USAF parents, at the age of 14, in 1970, free to roam the war-ravaged countryside on my Honda motorcycle.
“Never, EVER, get out of the boat!” — Willard, ‘Apocalypse Now’
Forest of Assassins
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Arrival in Paradise
My mother and I arrived in Saigon on March 15, 1970. I was 13 at the time and was fleeing a rather hair raising fiasco in which another American kid and I had been tending an extremely deadly collection of…