“Growing Up With G.I. Joe’s” also a tribute to the “Greatest Generaton”

Mom and Dad (Charmian and Edward Orkney) at Alamo in San Antonio, TX during Dad's flight training in 1942 or 1943

Mom and Dad (Charmian and Edward Orkney) at Alamo in San Antonio, TX during Dad’s flight training in 1942 or 1943

While my book tells the story of my father building a retail business after World War II, it could also be looked at as a tribute to all the men and women of that time who survived the Great Depression and the second world war and then built postwar America.

Chris Erskine of the L.A. Times is a columnist whom I follow because he paints pictures with the words he chooses.  Here is one of his columns I enjoyed about the passing of some of the “Greatest Generation.”  I thought you might like it, too:   Here is a link:  http://www.latimes.com/home/la-hm-erskine-20150418-column.html

 

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