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When Daddy lived in Gary

January 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

It was 1941 and my dad was in Gary to make money before finishing his schooling. He worked at one of the steel plants and he lived here. This is the address to which my grandmother mailed a letter in December of that year. I wrote about it in the post just below. Out of […]

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Six Days After Pearl Harbor

January 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

I belong to the early segment of Baby Boomers; we were lucky to have small town America mixed with the great spirits of the war being over. We were born knowing we had won. We reaped the benefits. My mother’s school was called into the gym on Monday, December 8,1941 to hear President Roosevelt’s speech. […]

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Melon hands

January 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

I remember my dad teaching me to wash my hands; he taught my sons also. He was a big believer in not making yourself sick unnecessarily, and since he grew up before antibiotics, he wasn’t lackadaisical about it. I also brushed my teeth a lot too, but that is a different story in the same […]

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