A Call To The People Of Transylvania County
Last updated 12/28/2020 at 2:46pm
I lived in Hendersonville from 1947-54. Ours was a Christian home, where we read the Bible and had family prayer around the breakfast table every morning before I set off on foot with a couple of classmates for Rosa Edwards Elementary School, which was down the road from our small frame house.
A strong memory from this early period was my taking the role of Adlai Stevenson v. Gen. Dwight Eisenhower in a second grade debate, in response to the presidential election of 1952. I chose this role because mama was supporting Stevenson, the Democrat. As a WWII veteran, daddy liked “Ike,” th...