No one ever comes home. Not as the same person to the same home. I’ve seen many who served in Vietnam and survived the war come home to die of suicide, substance abuse, and generally reckless, risky behavior. You can take the boy out of the jungle, but it’s damned hard to take the jungle out of the boy.

Honorary Schizophrenic. Recent refugee. Displaced person. Old white male. Confidant of cassowaries.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store