ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

A Father/Son Moment From Half a Century Ago

But it feels like yesterday

Photo by Kelli McClintock on Unsplash

The moment came when I was about 16 years old. Dad had come on one of his semi-annual visits to check out his second son from marriage #1. To say my father parented from afar would be an accurate appraisal of his vigilance in that arena.

When dad lived with us, he was a TV shop owner and repairman struggling to support…

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William (Dollar Bill) Mersey

William (Dollar Bill) Mersey

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