History that is still alive


March 13, 2024

Glenn Cook

Two Big Sandy residents celebrated their 98th birthday recently. They both still live in their homes. Glen Cook and his wife Anita have moved to town to make life a little easier. Ruth Merrill still lives on the land she was born on and lived her entire life. I just wanted to visit with them both for a couple of minutes, especially after I compiled a list of what happened in their lifetime: World War II, Women had just gained the right to vote, the dropping of the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, The Nazi Holocaust, the Passage of the 1944 Civil rights Act, Landing a man on the moon, the assass...

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