Danny Boy A Memoir Don McCullough

ISBN: 9781478720430

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Danny Boy A Memoir  by  Don McCullough

Danny Boy A Memoir by Don McCullough
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Small town Texas, the Summer of 1968Oblivious to the tides of change overtaking America, 12 year old Danny is living a charmed Huck Finn life in the woods and pastures on the outskirts of a segregated North Texas grain mill town that harbors an uglyMoreSmall town Texas, the Summer of 1968Oblivious to the tides of change overtaking America, 12 year old Danny is living a charmed Huck Finn life in the woods and pastures on the outskirts of a segregated North Texas grain mill town that harbors an ugly and violent past.But Danny also carries a dark, shattering secret that he struggles to keep hidden away from his family and classmates during the epicenter of adolescent social experience, junior high school.As he ventures into an old, racially mixed school across town that is vastly different from his modern, all white elementary school, Danny becomes witness to the social winds of change sweeping through an insular town long protected by Jim Crow an the bosom of surrounding pastures and ranch land.This is the poignant, ultimately uplifting story of a wounded, lonely boy and a country at war with itself during a defining time in American history and dedicated to all those who struggle to overcome adversity simply because there is no other choice.Don McCullough is a professional firefighter and clinical mental health counselor who lives and writes in the seacoast area of New Hampshire.



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