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Leaving Panama - A Short Story Russ Melrose

Leaving Panama - A Short Story

Russ Melrose

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The year is 1969. A a young soldier named Hicks faces a moral dilemma. Hes riddled with guilt over getting a sixteen-year-old Panamanian girl pregnant. Hes leaving Panama but doesnt want to leave saddled with the overwhelming guilt hes feeling,MoreThe year is 1969. A a young soldier named Hicks faces a moral dilemma. Hes riddled with guilt over getting a sixteen-year-old Panamanian girl pregnant. Hes leaving Panama but doesnt want to leave saddled with the overwhelming guilt hes feeling, and hes already decided hes not taking her back to the states with him. The only option Hicks can come up with to alleviate his guilt is serving some kind of self-directed penance. So he comes up with a plan that puts his fate in the hands of a razor-wielding prostitute named Crazy Lucy.