It's 1964...An American family is crossing the Atlantic Ocean to start a new life in a foreign place called the Panama Canal Zone. It's a land of majestic jungle and teaming with tropical life just ripe for a boy to explore. This is his story of growing up 9 degrees from the equator. Many have heard of the Canal Zone, but few have ever experienced it's magic. These stories help bring to life an age of innocense and discovery. After landing on this Carribean shore, their lives would never be the same. Come experience what very few have known living in such a special place.