A Work of Art

A Work of Art

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When you think of someone in their 80s, the first thing that comes to mind is a retirement home, a rocking chair and spending each day the same; perhaps watching television, not really paying attention to what's on or playing checkers with another resident whose name may have been forgotten. When you think of Art Herriford, you think of a vivacious and energetic man, whose spirit and lust for life is like the Energizer Bunnyr he just keeps going and going. A veteran of World War II, specifically the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, Art's zest for life and the love of his family is what makes this 83 year old man more like a man in his 30s. Here is his story. Here is his life. Here is A Work of Art. Michael Dardenelle2. West. Texas. You have heard the term a€œSpare the rod and spoil the childa€. Well the rod was never spared on either side of my family. ... to give my brother, Dick, a switching, Granddad Herriford volunteered to get the switch from a peach tree out back of the house. ... It seems that Granddad had been carried away with this project and his pocketknife had partially cut through the wood at ... Once during my first year of high school, (9th Grade) Dad found out I had been cutting class.

Title:A Work of Art
Author:Art Herriford
Publisher:iUniverse - 2005-02


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