How I Got This Way chronicles the true story of growing up in the 1950's on a primitive farm. With very little knowledge of his own ancestor's history, the author was inspired to record his own life history so that future generations of his family would understand How I Got This Way.' He also felt that it was important to preserve a record of what it was like to grow up in a rural primitive farm setting so that a unique and important time in American history would not be lost forever. The lessons he learned throughout his childhood infl uenced the man he became through his years in the Navy and later as a Telephone Man.' While some may feel that the farm life experienced was cruel and unforgiving, he would say that it taught him the values of hard work, responsibility, and a sense of ethics that provided great strength of character that served him well throughout his life. His story telling' is mixed with humor and honesty as it uniquely describes his childhood experiences through the tender perspective of a child. It is the story of overcoming and loving life amid sometimes great diffi culties and trials. How I Got This Way' is a poignant story of a life that few will have the opportunity to experience in the future.Most truck drivers took one look at the bridge, turned around, and went back the way they had come. Actually the ... Anyway, the cement truck crossed the bridge that day with no problem, as did others on many occasions for years thereafter.
|Title||:||How I Got This Way|
|Author||:||George Hampton Sr.|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2012-10|