Dear Dad:

You’ve been dead, two years, some months, and a handful of days. That is not a long time. In fact, it was only yesterday, that I went through some photos of you taken 75 years ago at the end of the war. Looking at them I felt you present. In my imagination, you were near me as if you had just stepped out of our living room to check for the mail downstairs, in our apartment lobby.
While I glanced at those pictures from long ago, I couldn’t help but think of your experiences in Spring 1945. Then, you…

John Max Smith

Harry Leslie Smith “the world’s oldest rebel” was my dad and I was his partner in his Harry’s Last Stand project. I now continue and promote his legacy.

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