StoryTelling America joined the McGowan family at the Fair Hills Resort for a couple of days to record conversations that allowed them to share many stories about the family’s history that have helped form their principles and shaped their beliefs.More...
"Gear Up"...are words that could personify Brian Vognild's approach in his over 30 years service. But, on October 22, 1988 it may have been the last words, that then, 1st Lieutenant Brian Vognild would ever hear after the Boeing EC-135C got airborne.More...
The letter was typed on onionskin paper. It was dated May 24, 1971, the day of my high school commencement, and the letter was from my dad.More...
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Paul Millman - Veteran's Group Coordinator
Center for Active Generations
I tell family, business and veterans stories for many occasions.
My Story: Dick Beck
...when you get down to it, it’s not the 'stuff', but the 'memories' that are important...I saw this as a way to capture and preserve them.
If you have spent anytime at all in Sioux Falls in the last several decades you've no doubt run into Dick Beck. Dick is a long-time businessman (Barrell Drive-In, Palmer Construction, Beck and Hofer Construction) and community leader (Chamber of Commerce, Optimist Club, Ronald McDonald House and more). He recently shared with StoryTelling America some thoughts on his experiences in creating “My Story”.
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