Fifty-one years ago, Herman James , a
North Carolina mountain man, was
drafted by the Army.
On his first day in basic training, the
Army issued him a comb.
That afternoon the
Army barber shaved off all his hair.
On his second day, the Army issued
Herman a toothbrush. That afternoon the
Army dentist yanked seven of his teeth.
On the third day, the Army issued him a
The Army has been looking for Herman for 51 years.