Young Steve Corman was an intelligent 18 year old. Living in the quiet little town of Saursville, Kentucky, in 1968, Steve looked forward to going to school everyday, playing ball for the SHS Trojans, and following the news about the pinkos in Vietnam, and how LBJ would take them out. Young Corman and the town rallied in patriotic support.
Steve gets home from a long day of school and hard work, only to find his little brother,
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to that kind of thing to people. We're the good guys.
Before he can finish his thought, a blast of air hits his face - and the next thing he knows he's laid out on the pavement in his driveway, facing the very cornfields he was deep inside just a second ago. He looks down...sees a letter from the Department of Defense, with his name inscribed on it.
He's been drafted into the war.