decided to become a sculptor, I wanted to make a social statement. On the day that I
cast my first model, Desert Storm erupted.
I was a child of the Viet-Nam
era. Every evening on the Nightly News, they would broadcast the death
toll for the day. Before the war was over, I carried my draft card. The subtitle is a
mid-60's protest song.
When Desert Storm began, I thought it
was frightening to watch the attitude of our gung ho lets kill em
all brigade growing again. People in peace tend to forget that people in war
die. Heaven help us.
This is my tribute to the
forgotten solder as the sand of time passes. Vets always ask me about
this sculpture. I know they understand.
This sculpture is part of a private