Entries by Robin Kardane

Kaye G., 71, Stockton, CA

Kaye was adopted at birth and recently connected with her birth mother. She speaks with her often on the phone but because they live on opposite sides of the country they have never met in person. Her birth mother is now a full-time resident in a skilled nursing facility and Kaye’s greatest wish would be […]

Lorette W., 88, Springfield, OR

Lorette began employment at a very young age for the government. The war caused a shortage of fuel that left farmers exploring their options for harvest without gasoline-powered farm implements. Lorette was one of many Massachusetts teens hired for about four hours a day to harvest acres of carrots, beets, spinach, corn, and tomatoes. She […]