Memories of Myself-A Personal Memoir

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This is the story of my life from the beginning to 2005.

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Memories of Myself-My Youth

Submitted: April 20, 2007

This is the story of my life from the beginning to 2005. This chapter is on my youth Read Chapter

Memories of Myself - Chapter Two

Submitted: April 21, 2007

Two Years 1965 - 1967 After graduating from high school on June 11, 1965, I did two things enroll in Cerritos College and get me ... Read Chapter

Chapter Three: Army (1967-1968)

Submitted: April 23, 2007

On July 11, 1967, I was inducted into the Army from the Armed Forces Entrance and Examining Station in Los Angeles. Before I left, my mot... Read Chapter

Chapter 4 - From Army to Civilian Life

Submitted: April 24, 2007

The morning of February 16th, I got up early and went to chow. After chow, I picked up my orders and went to the transfer point. At the t... Read Chapter

Chapter Five: 1968 to 1972

Submitted: April 26, 2007

This Chapter discusses the years of my life from 1968 to 1972 Read Chapter

Chapter Six: 1973 - 1977

Submitted: April 27, 2007

With the New Year 1973, I was still living in my parents' home and still trying to improve myself. My family and my doctor got me on a mo... Read Chapter

Chapter Seven - Homeless in Sacramento, CA

Submitted: April 28, 2007

In 1977, I abruptly left my parents home for a trip up north in my car. I did not have much money on me and only had my shaving kit and c... Read Chapter

Chapter 8: Summer 1980

Submitted: April 29, 2007

The morning that I got off the bus in Yuma, Arizona, I was hungry. I stored my luggage in a locker at the Greyhound Station. The only thi... Read Chapter

Chapter 9: September '80 to May '81

Submitted: April 30, 2007

The next day, I had to move my things because the hotel wouldn't allow me to stay any longer. I put them into a locker at the Greyhound S... Read Chapter

Chapter 10: VA Hospital and Beyond

Submitted: May 04, 2007

My mother was glad to see me when my father brought me home. That morning I had a quick breakfast. Then afterwards they told me that they... Read Chapter

Chapter11 - Second Board and Care Home

Submitted: May 07, 2007

After Rossebo's closed, I transferred to another place named Chez Bon Guest Home. It was located at 1206 Walnut in Long Beach. When I arr... Read Chapter

Chapter 12 - Start of Writing Career

Submitted: May 07, 2007

Elnora's Guest Home was in a low income neighborhood. The Catholic Church was on the next block over. Most of the Masses were said in Eng... Read Chapter

Chapter 13-1999 to 2003

Submitted: May 07, 2007

On August 16, 1999, my father and one of my brothers moved me to Anaheim Gardens from the Light House. When I toured the Gardens they did... Read Chapter

Chapter 14 - 2003 to End

Submitted: May 07, 2007

I arrived at Rosewood Assisted Living at 8:30 in the morning on June 16, 2003. After unloading all of my belongings from the facility van... Read Chapter