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Lee – When I was Seventeen

When I was a senior in high school…. It’s funny that when you get older, your memories start to run together.  Hopefully when you all get to be my age, you will have better retention than I do! When I… Continue Reading →

Lee – When I was Twelve

When I was 12 years old I was in sixth grade – finally in middle school!  We were still living in Mimi and Papa’s “old” house on Jonathan Way.  I’m not sure that I have any specific memories of being… Continue Reading →

Lee – When I was Ten

When I was ten years old, I was in the fifth grade at Mt Olive Elementary School.  I don’t have too many distinct memories of that year, but there are a couple of things that come to mind.  I have… Continue Reading →

Lee – When I was Nine

Well, it’s funny, but I don’t have any really exciting memories from when I was nine years old.  I was in fourth grade, and I had a teacher that everyone loved – Mrs. Sullivan.  She was the nicest 4th grade… Continue Reading →

Lee – When I was Eight

When I was eight something very exciting happened – we moved to Knoxville to the same house that Mimi and Papa live in now (at least for the next few weeks until they move to the lake house)!  I can… Continue Reading →

Lee – When I was Seven

When I was seven years old, we still lived in Indiana in West Lafayette, because Papa was still going to graduate school (college) at Purdue University.  I was in second grade, and I remember feeling very important because second graders… Continue Reading →

Lee – When I was Six

When I was six years old, we still lived in West Lafayette, Indiana where Papa was going to school at Purdue University (Grant, this is very close to where Grandma and Grandpa live).  We lived so close to our school… Continue Reading →

Lee – When I was Five

When I was five years old, we lived in West Lafayette, Indiana.  Papa was going to school at Purdue University, and we lived in a rented house where our playroom and bedrooms were in the attic!  One time Papa had… Continue Reading →

Lee – When I was Four

When I was four years old, our family lived in HAWAII!  My dad (Papa) was in the navy and we moved frequently.  There are only a few things I remember from living in Hawaii.  First of all, I remember when… Continue Reading →

Family Stories #5: Education

My Grandpa was Jakes dad, John Ruben Henderson, born in 1881. Grandpa John never received any formal education and never learned to read or write. When he was five years old his step-father put him to work in a sock factory…. Continue Reading →

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