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Florence’s Story

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Florence’s Story

Dear Marj, This story could have never been told without your keen interest and skillful questioning. I dedicate this copy to you with affection and gratitude. -Florence H. Mills

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Grandma Elaine’s Story

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Grandma Elaine’s Story

By Elaine F. Needell, MD This is the companion piece to her husband’s memoir. Elaine tells when she met Mervin, and how they attended medical school, internship and residency together. She speaks of Miami in 1950s, and what it was like starting a family, her own medical practice and managing it all while her husband was away. Publication date September 2003 ISBN 0-9717283-2-1. I certainly was not able to write or edit my autobiographical notes until I found Marjory Lyons. She had just given a comprehensive talk at a local college in which she...

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Grandpa Merv’s Memoirs

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Grandpa Merv’s Memoirs

By Mervin H. Needell, MD This is a life story by a Miami physician, who for two months every year worked in impoverished countries around the world, including India, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Nicaragua, Colombia, Papua New Guinea in the South Pacific, and Lambarene, Gabon in Africa where he worked with Dr. Albert Schweitzer. After retiring, Mervin earned a bachelor’s degree cum laude from Yale University, in his early sixties, and a master’s degree from Georgetown University inbiomedical-ethics, which he still teaches. Publication date April 2002...

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You Can Call Me Brooklyn

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You Can Call Me Brooklyn

By Abe Spieler, November 2009 You Can Call Me Brooklyn by Abe Spieler is a marvelous story of spirit, daring and adventure, moving from peak to valley and back again starting on the streets of Brooklyn where he grew up, to service during WWII in the Navy in the South Pacific, to his first coffee shop in Brooklyn and his restaurants to his famous South Florida bagel shops. In his autobiography Abe Spieler shows us a man determined to succeed, with a strong connection to his roots, and acceptance of all people and especially the young and...

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Memory Believes

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Memory Believes

Telling Your Story, Inc. announces the publication of Memory Believes by Charles R. Croghan, Jr. a story of a boy growing up in Fort Pierce, a small town on the Florida East coast. This historical biography contains many reproductions of prized color post cards depicting the town in the early years. The story covers the years from1900, when his father was the first postmaster in town, to his school days in the 1930s and 40s, telling of the escapades of classmates and townsfolk–secrets about many–and concluding in 1942. That spring...

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Clay Lacy Commemorative Book

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Clay Lacy Commemorative Book

Contributing Editor, Marjory D. Lyons, Ph.D. Contributing Writer, Michael Jefferson, B.A. This handsome coffee table book describes the remarkable life of Clay Lacy: his many world records in aviation, including 40 years with United Airlines, starting as a pilot at 19; his business success with the first charter jet business in LA and on the West coast; and his innovative ariel photography of Hollywood scenes and films. Featured are memoirs of times with Clay by 20 of his friends whom Telling Your Story interviewed and whose story makes up...

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