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The End of An Era

My grandfather, Seymour Green, left me an old Panama Hat like the one pictured.

My grandfather, Seymour Green, left me an old Panama Hat like the one pictured.

Colon by the draw of 1953 was, in fact, witnessing the end of an era, another big period of transition in the lives of our Silver People. Personally, my own experiences would become landmarks, though tragic they might have been from my perspective since I had also taken on the role of an observer who needed not to be writing at that particular time in our history as a people. My memory served me well and I really believed that I had been blessed with a unique ability to remember details of my times in Panama and our history would prove to me that it was for a purpose. Continue reading