It was 1967, and life in America was the best. I lived and surfed in Miami, Florida, where the waves were as big as the bikinis were small, and every day was another party. The war in Vietnam was an abstract thing. We all knew it would be over soon. I thought I would be riding my surfboard forever, but the US Army had other plans. Without any warning I was drafted, forced into a conflict I neither understood nor believed in. While others went off to be slaughtered, I went AWOL. What followed was a two year journey of love, despair, murder---losing my country, keeping my soul....
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About the Author
Allan Glass was born in Miami, Florida. The family moved to Puerto Rico in 1952 where he started school. After returning to Miami, he graduated from Archbishop Curley High School in 1965 and entered Miami-Dade Junior College. A year and a half into a two year degree in Accounting/Business his love for a woman from New Jersey took him away from the classroom. Soon, without warning, he was drafted and was shouting, "Sir, yes sir!" After four months of training, and one month of leave, Glass was given orders for Vietnam. Glass flew to San Francisco, California, awaiting to be flown out to Vietnam. Instead, Glass went AWOL, and over the next year, was in and out of uniform, jail, always on the move....