Alva Review-Courier -

Random Thoughts

A tragic tale, part 1

 


This story is about a strange and tragic event that occurred in 1970. One person died but, as is so often the case, the survivor was never the same again.

The deceased man was a young African American who grew up in the town where the incident happened and was home on leave from the U.S. Army.

The man who survived was a prominent Caucasian who had married a local girl and moved to the town. As such, some people saw him as a nice addition to the population, but – as is common almost everywhere – most locals considered him an outsider.

The deceased individual was George Henry Doaks Jr. T...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.

 

Reader Comments(0)

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021