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One For The Old Man

Whenever we talked about religion (which was far too often), my father, Jack Carroll – a.k.a. Black Bart (don’t ask), a.k.a The Silver Fox (he turned gray at age 26 . . .  because of me, he always said) – … Continue reading

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Memorial Day For My Father

Jack Carroll (1920-1987), a Flying Boxcar navigator in the U.S. Army during World War II, rarely spoke about his wartime experience, except for two set pieces: 1) He dropped toilet paper over the Burma Road, making him much loved in … Continue reading

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