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CHAPTER 3 - A CELEBRATION OF THE JOURNEY

HILDA AND EVA - Eva Olson

This heart-warming story is about the special bond between two sisters and the wonderful opportunity that they were given toward the end of their journey together to reflect on memories that were lovingly stored in their hearts.  It was truly one of life's special moments.

CAUGHT BETWEEN TWO WORLDS- Winifred Miller

Life's journey is often similar to a rolling landscape of hills and valleys and can be mixed with abundance and hardship.  So it was with Winifred's path.  Her story tells us about her experience with both worlds.  She had a carefree childhood and received anything her heart desired.  She then had a head-on collision with the other side of reality as he experienced the struggles of being a young wife and mother during the Depression.

THE JOURNEY FROM HOLLYWOOD - Dr. Chris Matteson

Over the years, many have journeyed to Hollywood with dreams of fame, fortune, and creative expression.  However, Dr. Chris Matteson's journey began in Hollywood as the child of a well-known portrait artist.  Her father had a studio on the corner of Hollywood and Vine, and he created portraits for many well-known families such as the Duponts and Fairbanks.  Chris was a very shy, introverted child who spent many hours hiking in the Hollywood Hills.  Her dreams as an artist were realized in her own unique way on a journey that led her away from Hollywood to Minnesota.

VIOLA GETS A SCHO0L - Viola Daetz

Even as a child, Viola had dreams of becoming a teacher.  Her story is not in the fact that she did indeed see this dream come true.  Her story is about the unique way that she got her first teaching position and the ripple effect that it had for years to come.

SING FROM YOUR HEART - Charlotte Sonnichsen

Music lifts the spirit of all who hear it.  It had been said that music comes closest to anything on earth at showing what heaven may be like.  It truly is a celebration of both body and soul.  Charlotte's story is about her love for music and how it has been her whole life.  Enjoy her story of how she and her husband Sydney met through music and how they joyfully wove music into their entire life together.

THE JOURNEY ON THE TRAIN - Lee Anderson

None of us is spared the loss of a loved one at some point in our lives.  Unfortunately, the largest loss in Lee's life occurred when she was not yet four years old.  Lee was willing to share the story of her encounter with the tragic death of her mother and the impact that it had on the rest of her life.

CLEAR BLUE SKIES AND COOL DEEP WATERS - Arlene Graham

Many people dream courageous and adventurous dreams—and a few actually live them.  One of these people is Arlene Johnson.  She is a high-energy person with an infectious laugh and a playful attitude.  Her deep passions in life have been many.  They have ranged from competitive diving, to aeronautical engineering and much more.  She has always lived life to the limits.

THE WINDING ROAD TO MONTEREY BAY - June Usher

Monterey Bay of California is often called one of the most beautiful places in the world.  June Usher calls this place home.  The path that led her there was a winding and adventurous one.

THE MASTER STORYTELLER - Verdi Nelson

At 98, Verdi shared stories about her journey through life that were amazing, entertaining, and tender.  She was indeed the master storyteller.  Her story begins before she was born with a trip to the gypsy queen.  The gypsy predicted her mother would marry a man whose initials were FJG and that she would have three beautiful daughters.  Now go along for the rest of the journey.

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