07 December 2009

12/7/09

As part of my job, I had the opportunity a year or two ago to conduct an oral history interview with a gentleman who had served in the US Navy during WWII and was a survivor of Pearl Harbor.

It was one of the most interesting, entertaining, and downright sad interviews that I have conducted - sad mostly because his generation is dying off and not many people remember any more.

In fact, this fellow passed away himself a few weeks ago, right after Veteran's Day.

I'm glad I got to know him and proud I had the opportunity to share his memories from that day.

I won't forget.
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