I remember like it was yesterday.
A special day was approaching and I couldn’t wait.
This day would change everything for me.
In fact, I couldn’t stop thinking about it.
These thoughts would haunt me like it were a nightmare.
But I knew when this day came it would be like the prison guard had come and opened the door to my one bunk man cell and said…
“You’re free to go”.
This was it…
October 6 2007
The day I became a man.
Or at least I thought so.
It was my 18th birthday and all I could think about before then was the things I could do.
I heard that when you are 18 you are now legally an adult.
That means you can make your own decisions and go wherever you wanted.
Man, all I really wanted was…