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The Missionary Position

The Coffee Garden’s Alan Hebertson

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Alan Hebertson: Owner, The Coffee Garden. Served his mission is Japan, 1974-76

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What was it like sharing such intimate quarters with just one man?

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Well, it’s really a series of male roommates, and we had four to six people living together at any given time. It was tough, though: Here are all of these hot American boys around me, and I could have none of it! There were two or three times when I developed close relationships with a fellow missionary'closer than he might have liked. The intimacy scared us both to death. It was the worst two years of my life.

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Do you know a missionary who needs to be debriefed? Contact Jamie Gadette: jgadette@slweekly.com