United, they get by; In Spite of Good-Bye! A True Story with a little help from a song.
Baseball and apple-pie, music and mom? Is it any wonder how absence makes the heart grow fonder? A few times I had a nightmare as I relived Parris Island. Once, it seemed so real as I jumped out of bed and on ‘the line’ — — assuming the position of attention. Perhaps it sounds strange, perhaps you had to have been there to realize the experience of boot-camp as we take small things for granted. It wasn’t easy sacrificing free-will, liberty, comfort and convenience.