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This is the story of how ateenage boy, Pierre, arrives in Nicaragua to start, not only his high schooleducation, but also his education in the realm of drug dealing among his fellowstudents and their friends. His friendship with Oscarevolves and a love affair develops with Gina, the girlfriend of one of the mostpowerful drug dealers in the country. Out of these relationships Pierre tries to find his way through theconfusion of money, power, and being a macho guy living his life on the edge ofdanger simply to impress his peers and his new girlfriend, Gina. This continues through highschool until the small time dealing and dealers expose this young man to thebuyers; the wealthy junkies and high society coke whores. These relationships lead to major purchasesof drugs in remote island areas and eventually to the core of the SandinistaRevolution. The revolution becomes sostrong that Pierre is forced to leave the country. Upon his arrival in Costa Ricahe enrols in the University. Pierresassociation with smugglers continues and is highlighted by a trip to Limonwhere he sees one of the largest plantations of marijuana in the country. The dollar signs in his eyes eventually turnto tears as he visits a one-time close friend Nano, in jail. Nano has been stripped of everything,including what little pride this one time friend had. Pierre quickly realises thereis a down side to all this involvement. Through this environment he gets involved in a gold mine business southof Costa Rica, only to meet more smugglers where he learns these connectionsare directly related to politics - and even high-ranking governmentofficials. The doors all begin to closearound him as he makes his way to Los Angeles, California in the USA where hetries to make a legal living - only to be haunted by dreams of Scarface andseeing how gangs and all kinds of people within the distribution ring, Pierrebegins to realise that families are being destroyed by drugs, caused by drugdealers who distribute their products. Feeling totally used andabused, Pierre sees how the American Dream is crippled by the drugs andpolitical pawns of organized crime and has set out to make the record straightby publishing his memoirs. Pierres regretand remorse motivate him to tell the truth behind the trash that so manycultures have succumbed to, and most of all he shares how difficult is to getout of the addiction , and he tells the readers from deep in his heart the waythat someone can get back to live a normal life, after being in Hell The difference between successand failure is getting back on your feet once moreIf this testimony enlightensjust one individual, Pierre (after changing his identity and moving to anothercountry), will have done his job and will have fulfilled his part in restoringThe Human Dream to be a better being leaving a positivelegacy to Future Generations.

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