People always say to me, “Buck, I know you hated that you didn’t get a chance to play major league baseball,” and I say,  “No, it did not bother me that I did not play major leagu...
I started law school in 1956.  I think there were three, maybe four, women in the program when I started.  I was in the evening class, as I taught school during the day.  When I a...
John Hiller was a professional baseball player for the Detroit Tigers. "By 1971, I weighed 215 pounds, which was for me about thirty pounds overweight, and was smoking two pac...
I have a very strong belief that there is a God or a greater power, and I have become more aware of my spiritual surroundings.  I believe that all people have good qualities and t...
In August of 1983, just before my senior year, I had a searing pain in my bladder. I was told I had interstitial cystitis, which is a painful bladder condition. There was very l...
I love the quote, “When one door closes, another opens but too often we spend our time looking at the closed door for so long that we never see the open one.”  Life often looks li...
Patty and Jerry Wetterling’s eleven-year-old son, Jacob, was abducted at dusk by a masked gunman in 1989--he is still missing to this day. "Our recovery started slowly, by fir...
I get frustrated with paralyzed people who complain and sit waiting for science to cure them.  I believe you must get out and live life to the fullest now.  We all make choice...
In March of 2000, I found out that I had lung cancer.  I was told that it had spread to the lymph nodes in my chest. The first days after I found out were the hardest because I wa...
Being famous enough to be recognized on the streets was of little comfort.  I was unemployed, with only a tenth grade education and no marketable skill.  My first year working, I ...
With the advance of DNA testing, I was found to be not guilty. I was freed on July 5, 2000.  I had been in prison for over six years.  When I came out, the cameras were on me and ...
It is very important that all women, including young women, know they are at risk and that every lump should be taken seriously.  It is crucial to find it early and know that if y...
For many years I suffered from guilt and nightmares.  In one breath I would thank God that I was alive, and in the other breath I would scream at God in a rage usually after I had...
In the early eighties we had our first experience with a recession and our work with Harvester came to a standstill, which put us in a dire situation.  We had just bought a buildi...
In early 1970, my eyesight started to deteriorate. I was only forty years old. Things were getting blurry and harder to see, and I was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa. My ...
"The sun was coming up when the doorbell rang.  A police officer was at the door and he told me that Michael had been killed.  My first reaction was shock.  I could not believe it...
Jackie Pflug was a passenger on EgyptAir Flight 648, which left Athens on Thanksgiving weekend 1985. The plane was hijacked and she was the fifth passenger who was shot in the he...
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