Thursday, June 12, 2014

On This Day 62 Years Ago........ brother, Bernard, was born.
I remember that day in 1952 because he had beaten his four other siblings
as far as weight goes.....he weighed in at 12 lbs. 1 oz!!
He was a big baby!
And of the eventual nine children, he kept this family record.

Many years have passed since Bernard died back in 1972
 two months before his 20th birthday.

I have often imagined what it would have been like if he was still with us.
That is a futile exercise to be sure.

I prefer to remember him as he was..... feisty yet gentle, intelligent, lover of all music,
great conversationalist, and wonderful brother.

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