Family history stories: research is showing that they contribute to a child's resilience and strength. But what about adults? What can we gain from a family member's experiences, thoughts, and feelings? I set out to write this article for Veteran's Day. I wanted to finally get down in writing my mother's memories of sending off three brothers to fight in World War II. With almost all of her generation gone, my time for getting the rest of the story is diminishing. In so doing, I was touched and strengthened. I gained hope for my generation and future generations. Veteran's Day,...
Do you have any members of The Greatest Generation still living in your family? Have you recorded their stories? If you're not sure why those who united their efforts during World War II to defeat evil were dubbed "The Greatest Generation" by journalist and author, Tom Brokaw, you might want to join us in reading his book this month. Veterans Day, celebrated on November 11th, gives us the perfect opportunity to remember the men and women who sacrificed so much in defending our country. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw Brokaw begins the book with his experience of standing on...
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