It was October, 1967. I had recently completed nine months of Swahili training and several more weeks of communications intelligence training. Being in the Army was only my work. I was about to begin a two-year romance with an ancient land and culture. A year in Viet Nam sandwiched itself in the middle, but it only acted as a separation in a budding romance with Ethiopia, it only piqued my interest and desire.


Mike Metras
June, 2002

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