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Mom, my sister Joanne and I had an amazing visit with Governor Eddie Calvo. It was the governor who gave a copy of Natural Destiny to President Obama. The president read the book and sent me a letter of thanks for … Continue reading
During our amazing visit, thanks to friends and family we were able to visit several points on the naval base including Sumay Park and the cross that survived the bombs during World War II.
Monday, October 14 – Monday, October 21 I visited 13 Middle and High Schools and talked with 2500+ Students and talked with them about their heritage. They asked questions, sang, danced and welcomed me with open arms. What an amazing group … Continue reading
Sunday, October 13 – We attended Mass at the Catholic Church in the village of Umatec and met new family members for the first time. Later that day, we spent the evening with our very good friends, Lorraine and Richard Okada in … Continue reading
Saturday, October 12 (afternoon) – Mom’s sister, Isabel’s 86th Birthday Party. Saturday, October 12 (evening) We went to a birthday party for a friend who celebrated her 90th birthday. There is always a party on Guam complete with church, food, … Continue reading
Wednesday, October 9 – A fabulous visit to Chamorro Village to experience local food, craftsmen, local artists, musicians and cultural dancers.
Monday, October 7 – I Arrived on Guam. Officers of the Guam Council of the International Reading Council met me at the Guam airport. Thankfully, they knew I would be very tired following almost 21 hours of total flight time. … Continue reading
During my visit to Guam I conducted a Young Writers workshop, a teachers’ workshop and a presentation at the October meeting of the Guam International Reading Association. Copies of all presentations are on the Guam International Reading Association website http://iraguam.blogspot.com/2013/09/sherry-dixon-s-natural-destiny-on-guam.html
Diversity Presentation, May 31, 2013 Thanks to Boeing South Carolina’s Diversity Lunch and Learns for allowing me to present my mother’s story on three separate occasions in recognition of Asian/Pacific Americans Month. My mother was able to attend one of … Continue reading
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