Hi, my brothers,
In the 50's, that was nothing new.
My, TI, used to come up to your face, and tell you what he would like to do to your mom & sister, I'll let you determine what he wanted to do.
He was waiting for a reaction from me. I would stand at attention & wouldn't, move a muscle or even flinch. He got pissed off because, i was probably the only one that he couldn't get to. If you made the slighest move, and as the old saying went, your ass was grass.
You see starting at the age of 8 I had always wished that my "mom" was dead. I had a sister 3 years younger than I, but i don't rememnber much about her.
Foul language, lumps & bruises, blanket parties, etc, was supposed to transform a boy into a man. Those things aren't tolerated in today's military.
I survived it, and went on to a 23 year career.
He, got what he deserved. In my opinion.
Heal well, my brothers, heal well.
Working Boys' Home 10-14 yrs old, grades 5-8. 1949-1953
A very humble alumni of the WOR Dahlonega, GA.
May 15-17 2009, Alta, Sep. 2009. Sequoia, 2010.
Hope Springs, 2010.