The Tornado

The Tornado My parents and older brother talked about the F5 tornado that ripped through Antlers, Oklahoma at 5:30 p.m., April 12th, 1945. Newspapers and radio stations were still saturating air waves with news of President Roosevelt’s death. The coverage of President Roosevelt’s death was so extensive that news of the tornado was neglected. I […]

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Choppin’ Cotton

Choppin’ Cotton     A chance for self-respect comes but a few times during a lifetime and I have to seize those moments and choose the way I want to be. Once that decision is stamped indelibly on my heart, there is no turning back, nor would I ever want to change. Long ago as […]

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