Stories by Walter Ko
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A Korean student relives the joy of being a Wildcat after returning to campus from military service.
From Writing: How a father and son navigate a relationship separated by thousands of miles.
"I may shiver in pain, but I will be screaming in joy for the most part ... I just declared expiration of my military service today."
As part of the series on Camp Carroll, Walter Ko tells his story about his punishment of remaining on the base alone during Christmas.
"It is, in a sense, a guilty pleasure to have someone suffering with me."
"A tear forms over my eyelids, and uncontrollable breathing paralyzes my hands. I shove my face into a pillow, and call out “mama” soundlessly as I fall asleep."
"I wake up around 3 o’clock in the morning only to find out my feet are icy cold. No one can help me. No one can deliver a eulogy for my lower body."