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The Greatest Generation and My Uncle Bill

Boyhood memories of tales from the WWII front

Unsplash — Victoria Museum

I missed the last reunion but tomorrow, I’ll be on the R train headed for Bay Ridge to visit my brother, my sister-in-law, my father’s third wife, and most of all…my 99-year-old Aunt Ellie! Her late husband…my Uncle Bill…will not be attending because he died 30 years ago. Still, my memory of his influence on me is as…

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