― This story is told about a soldier who was finally coming home after having fought in Vietnam. He called his parents from San Francisco. ∙ "Mom and Dad, I'm coming home, but I've a favour to ask. I have a friend I'd like to bring home with me." ∙ "Sure," they replied, "We'd love to meet him." ∙ "There's something you should know" the son continued, " he was hurt pretty badly in the fighting. He stepped on a landmine and lost an arm and a leg. He has nowhere else to go, and [...].