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Grandfather’s poker gift a hanging invitation

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Carol Zachary Washington, D.C.–and Montana Somehow I kept blocking on three things: A) the six words. . . grandfather, poker, three hangings, an invitation lost for almost 60 years, and my changed perceptions; B ) the fact that I’ve felt I should know exactly what evidence was presented against the men who were hanged; and [...]

Leave now! Hanging about to happen.

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Bobbie Clark Baton Rouge, LA My father taught school in rural parishes all of his teaching career from the 40′s thru the 70′s. I recall one afternoon he arrived home, and he and my mother went into the bedroom. I sat by their door to hear what was going on and heard my father crying. [...]