When Paul Clayton reached college age, his father made it clear how things were going to be. Clayton’s parents would pay for school, but he would be in and out of Boston University in four years. He could then visit them for a week in Germany, where his father worked for Goodyear Tires, before the son would be expected to head back to the United States, find a job and fend for himself.
Events went almost as planned.
Within 24 hours of reaching Germany for that visit, Clayton had