When It’s All You Can Do To Be All You Can Be by Kelli Jae Baeli
Approx. 14,420 words.
Published on April 1, 2012.
I raised my right hand and was sworn in with a room full of other recruits on December 7th, 1987. I was at that time too naïve to know that this meant I was saying, “I have no more rights, and you may abuse me at will.” It must have been in the sub-text somewhere, but I missed it.