September 2014

Found 2 blog entries for September 2014.

(For those just catching up, see Part I and Part II first.)

The pizza, hot dog, and hamburger hating Korean boy from 5,422 miles away found another all American idea he actually took to, thanks to a persistent and patient new Dad. Maybe Mr. Badgett had more compassion than most because he had been adopted himself and had also spent time overseas in Asia while his Dad served in the Navy. Culture shock was not something too terribly foreign to him. Perhaps that’s why he had the guts to bring in 10 and 12 year old siblings from Korea.

His favorite story is of riding a train in Japan in the 50’s and hearing the girls behind him poke fun at his long, European nose. When he got off the bus, Richard turned around and spoke to them in perfect Japanese –

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