(First "Memories" Book)
I’d been overseas a long spell, working in journalism and public relations, when the Y2K computer bug threatened to collapse the world’s economy.
It made me think about my heritage of blacksmiths and firemen, of cowboys and Indians ─ people who worked with their bare hands.
In the photo, that’s my strapping great-grandfather, Charles L. Moore, and his son, my grandpa, George Henry.
Great Grandpa Charles was full blood Sac and Fox Indian by birth, and Potawatomi by marriage to full blood Rosa Lee Darling.
They both went to the Haskell Indian School in Lawrence, Kansas, where Great Gramps learned the blacksmith trade...
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