Sophia Stephen and her grandfather Larry Pirkle discuss his time spent in the Army Reserve and his family heritage

Recorded November 25, 2018 Archived November 25, 2018 11:39 minutes
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In this interview, which takes place over Thanksgiving break, I interview my grandfather Larry Pirkle about various components of his life. Mr. Pirkle discusses his youth, and growing up in Hueytown, Alabama. After this, he reminisces about his decision to join the Army Reserve, along with his struggles and successes during that time. He shares some details about basic training, and how he felt it was the most interesting component of his time there. Lastly, he goes into detail about his family's heritage and immigration patterns.


  • Sophia Stephen
  • Larry Pirkle

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