I am of the generation that was born an grew up during the 'Depression Era" here
in the USA. The thirties.
My Great Gand Father William Gallagher Flanagan was born on 1 May 1835 and was ten years
old when the "Famine" hit Ireland. The forties.
I, just like him, had older and younger siblings that made it thru the hard times, with
help of our families and friends.
We are survivors, it is one of the things our ancestors passed on to us and future
This is what I am thankful for , especially during the past week period.
Mayby we should change the day to " Thanksgiving & Rememberance Day ".
cousin Bud, in Arizona