For many years, I was lost, confused, and scared. I would express these emotions with anger and violence. I often found myself going in and out of jail. I used my difficult childhood, which was full of physical and sexual abuse, as an excuse to abuse drugs and alcohol, cause chaos, and lie to get what I wanted.
AJ had always dreamed of earning a medal. He had a passion for sports and loved participating in athletic competitions.
With determination, AJ would strive to do his best in every game that he played. However, he wasn’t sure if he would every have a chance to get the prize he most desired.
Celebrated were the “Rosie the Riveters” of the Greatest Generation who worked to keep the home fires burning while men fought on the front lines. But many may not be aware that during World War II there were also women from small towns all across the county who volunteered to serve overseas alongside soldiers in most extraordinary ways. And their stories deserve to be told
Last year, we took a call requesting something that was a little out of the ordinary.
The Donora Historical Society has been doing presentations for years that attract visitors from all across the globe. Walking tours, which cover topics like Eldora Park and the 1948 Smog are often part of these educational opportunities. While the tours offer visitors a chance to actually “walk through history,” not everyone is physically capable of doing so.