I Can’t Hear You!

I Can’t Hear You!

In kindergarten, I went home one day with a paper clipped to my shirt. A mysterious message for my mom, but no one else got one…how strange.  The note instructed my parents to seek medical attention for my hearing because it was evident to my teacher that I...
You Wouldn’t Believe Me if I Told You

You Wouldn’t Believe Me if I Told You

In early 1952 my grandfather, Brother Dick Ackman, was on leave from the Army and had received orders to return to camp. He knew what that meant. He was being shipped to Korea. There was a significant chance that if he ended up in the warzone, he would not return...