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Dear Grandson: Boot Camp, Part II

Dear Grandson: Boot Camp, Part II

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding continues the story about joining the Navy and his experience at boot camp. 

Dear Grandson: My First Car

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding tells the story about his first car and all the elbow grease (and the detailed costs) that went into it.

Dear Grandson: On Serving Your Country

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding writes to his grandson about LBJ taking over following JFK’s assassination, serving his country, and getting his first car.

Dear Grandson: Entertainment

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding writes to his grandson about the Korean conflict and presidential politics, TV shows and entertainment, and what $1.50 could buy.

Dear Grandson: Guns in Schools and the Never Again Movement

Stan Gerding writes to his grandson about the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, and the gun control movement further stoked by it.

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