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TOGETHER WE SERVE: Willie Pearl Young and her daughters

July 14, 2020

MAMF Director Circe Olson Woessner interviews Willie Pearl Young, who worked as a riveter during WWII and was married to Tuskegee Airman Eddie Lee Young. Daughters Michelle Green and Adrienne Young-Battle join their mother to honor their father, tell about military life in the 50's, 60's and 70's.  Michelle wrote a series of stories about her mother, which is now out of print. Michelle's book about Mamie "Peanut" Johnson is available at  https://www.amazon.com/Strong-Right-Arm-Peanut-Johnson/

Michelle's website is:https://michelleygreen.com

About the Tuskegee Airmen  Legacy Project

This podcast is brought to you by the Museum of the American Military Family & Learning Center. We are located in Tijeras, NM just east of Albuquerque. We collect stories in a variety of formats. Check us out, and if you're interested, send us a story...or two...or three! We will accept short video or audio files, as well as written posts for our blogs. Query us or send a written story to: mamfwriter@gmail.com

Audio Podcasts: Together We Serve: "Service" stories from Brats, Vets, Spouses & Others, Schooling With Uncle Sam: Teachers & Students talk about their DOD school stories, America Remembers 'Nam: Veterans and their families share their thoughts on Vietnam, Brat Time Stories: Can't sleep? Check out our middle-of-the-night bedtime stories, written by, about and for the insomniac Brat

Video Podcasts:  One Takes: Like the name implies, people share their stories in a short, unedited format, Kitchen Table Convos: The best conversations happen around the kitchen table,  At Ease!  Arts, Entertainment, Literature & Travel-there's a little something for everyone…Our Blogs:

At Ease: Books & More for Brats and their families, We Served Too

Passports & Pedagogy: Schooling with Uncle Sam; The American Military Family

Letters Home, America Remembers 'Nam, MAMF Projects

 

The museum’s podcasts are supported, in part by New Mexico Arts, the New Mexico Humanities Council, Sandia Area Credit Union and many individuals and organizations.

 

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