Tag: Shawnee-Mission High School

Oct 01

Simon Fraser 1966-1968

[Translate] Continued from Hell No I Won’t Go) My first impression of Vancouver was of a beautiful vacation land.  I had found temporary lodging in a tiny furnished apartment in the city with a window facing north onto the harbor , and on the first clear morning, the panorama of snowy peaks across the water, almost …

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Sep 01

Kansas

[Translate] (Continued from Fresh Off the Boat) Cleveland was not a happy place for my mother, and she was looking desperately for something — anything  — else.  Change came in a most unexpected way.  On June 30, 1956, a United Airlines jet and a Trans World Airlines jet collided over the Grand Canyon, killing all …

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