Many people I know can point to their family tree and tell of their famous ancestors. I have a famous ancestor too. His name was Zev. He was a race horse.
I thought my mother was beautiful -- beautiful from face to feet. She was five feet, ten inches tall, and she stood straight as if she were proud of her height.
My father’s story is one of triumph over adversity--that is, until he was in his mid-forties and got hit by the Depression.
CATEGORY: THOSE WHO CAME BEFORE PHOTO: LEVI AND EMMA MAY AND FAMILY (MOTHER AT LOWER RIGHT) BACK ROW: EVERETT, HARVEY, CLARA. MIDDLE ROW: LEVI AND EMMA. FRONT ROW: WALLACE, LULA AND GRACE. Emma and Levi May were my mother’s parents. …