posted on Jul, 29 2018 @ 11:06 PM
And then you get a letter - you must report as a soldier in the apartheid army.
Me? A soldier?
Well, what could I do?
And on weekends you could join a church close to the barracks of your choosing.
If it wasn't on their list, the Sarge would choose for you.
The dude before you in the line: "I'm an atheist".
Atheist? That sounds like "communist".
Not on the list?
For the next two years you will go the Roman Catholic Church.
Yeah and he had to.
Then me, so fed up, can I please go and sit in the local library?
Flip, they were stunned.
Yeah, go and sit in the library - approved!
I couldn't believe it!
OK the closest library was no bigger than a room.
But flip I was so grateful.
edit on 29-7-2018 by halfoldman because: (no reason