It all started the day after I had been accepted for early admission to Columbia College.
December 19, 1993.
I was seventeen years old.
I had left my family at home in Providence, Rhode Island, and was attending my senior year of high school abroad at an international school in Paris. I was having a great time, living with friends of my parents, Edgar and Linda Phillips.Wait.
I don't remember everything that happened.
Some memories I've forgotten over time.
Some events I blocked out as soon as they happened.
And I suppose it didn't start on that exact day,...