I’m happy my nephew is writing those books. I can’t wait to read them….
Story by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Luke Moyer
Sailors have many options to spend the little free time they get on deployment; they can play video games or watch movies, but Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Alex Perez uses his precious minutes to make children’s books for his family.
He wants his kids to change the world, and he is writing a guide for them to do just that. Perez currently has two books in the works, one for his daughters and nephew and one for kids closer to middle school age.
Perez, from Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, has been drawing since he was in the 1st grade.
“It was always a hobby of mine,” said Perez. “I would watch cartoons as a kid and just start drawing the characters.”
Whenever Perez drew, he would usually stick to characters from his favorite shows, including Dragon Ball Z and Pokémon. He sometimes…
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