Across the Pacific

Nobody could understand my mum when she first arrived in the United States. I am Alice Connolly (14) and I interviewed my mum Paula Connolly (52) in Los Angeles, California on January 6, 2020 about her immigration to the United...

The sinking of the Gambier Bay escort carrier

This is a first-person account of what a young Iowa farm boy experienced after the escort carrier he was stationed on was sunk and the harrowing 48 hours spent floating in the Pacific Ocean before being rescued.