Teacher Teacher Floy Hipp

Stories and Secrets


There's a quote by Alex Haley observed, "Every time an old person dies, it's like a library burning down." Sometimes Residents are the main characters of a story, other times they are the storyteller of a drama or the narrator of history. The library of memories can be large or small, with shelves of nonfiction or "coffee table" books of lavish illustrations. The first 5 stories became the "Genesis" of a book of short stories. First story - If you were in Vietnam back in the 60s, in any branch of the Armed Forces, people eventually asked what you did in the war. Most combat veterans didn’t want to talk about it. This is a war story they could talk about, purely fiction, but based on a real incident...