Author Name: Mark A. Fargo
’m Just an Old Beatnik!
Mark Fargo, born April 28, 1953, at the French Hospital in downtown Los Angeles, has always been able to survive adversity. His parents, Cecilia and Charles, were not June and Ward Cleaver, and their seventeen-year marriage rarely resembled an episode of “Leave It to Beaver.”
Mark endured a tumultuous relationship with his father that made being a teenager difficult. The turning point in Mark’s life was the decision to work and save money for a year after graduating from high school while attending Ventura Junior College. Hitchhiking for seven months from Scotland to Turkey gave Mark the valuable experience his psyche needed…