Chapter 21

Still in Short Pants

Gone, Not Forgotten: Memories of Vietnam, Book 2

Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash

When Papa got home from prison, he drowned his sorrows in liquor worse than before he got sent down. Papa reverted to the mean drunk he always was the instant he stepped outside those gates.

I watched him and decided I would never be like him. I’d never be a mean drunk. A vow I



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H.C. Holmes

H.C. Holmes

Adventurous with my thinking, dangerous with my pen.