Learning about hard work from Mom

Mom shared what she learned growing up on a farm, what her grandparents taught her, the tough things she’s gone through. We (her kids) have experienced very little hardship, especially compared to her.

Peter Bankson Reflects on His Vietnam Experience in Duc Pho 1966-67

Peter Bankson describes how he ended up going to Vietnam, his early experiences there and his involvements with the people of Duc Pho. He recalls a frightening mortar attack and the dawning realization that violence is no solution to humanity’s...

J307: Osler McCarthy

My father talked about how he was raised, who his biggest influencers were, how he met my mother, and a few other questions.

Grandpa Harry Marching to the Beat of his Own Drum

My Grandpa Harry grew up as an army brat who moved around a lot. After majoring in general studies, and serving for a time in the army, he never really settled down to a conventional career. He has no regrets,...