December 14, 1989 |
It happened 43 years ago, but Nicholas Royce is not about to forget the day he was inducted into the Army at Ft. Mead outside Baltimore. That was the day he learned about the tri-faith syndrome. "Are you Catholic, Protestant or Jewish?" the induction officer asked him. "None of them," Royce responded. "I told him I was Greek Orthodox," he recalled, "but the officer kept insisting that I had to fit into one of the three categories because that was all they recognized.