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Unconditional Lave

When lieutenant Sam Stevens was finally coming home after having fought in Vietnam, he called his parents from San Francisco.
サム スチーブンス中尉は戦いを終え本国に帰還することが出来ました。サンフランシスコに着いた彼は早速、両親に☎をしました。

"Maim and Dad, I'm coming home, but I've a favor to ask. I have a really good friend I'd like to bring home".

" Sure," they replied.
"We'd love to meet him."

"There's something you should know, " Sam continued.
" He was hurt pretty badly in the fighting.

He stepped on land mine and lose an arm and a leg. his guy really means a lot to me , and he has nowhere else to go. I want him to come live with us.


"I'm sorry to hear that. Maybe we can help him find somewhere to live ."
「可愛そうな話だね、サム、私たちは彼のためにどこか住むところを探してあげることが出来ると思うよ」 (2016.9.2.)

" No, Mom and Dad,I want him to live with us.I'd be nothing without him!"

Sam said the father, "I understand your feelings about this friend of yours. But, you don't know what you're asking. Someone with such problems would be an awful lot of work for us. You know, there are organizations and things that look after guys like that. I think he'll be OK".

At that point, Sam hung up the phone. The parents heard nothing more from him .

A few days later, however, they received a call from the San Francisco police. Sam had died falling from s building, they were told. The police believed he had killed himself. The parents were terribly sad and flew to San Francisco.

On arriving at the police station, they were taken to identify the body of their son. They recognized him , but to their horror they also discovered something they didn't know , Sam had only one arm and one leg.


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