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Barry Sorensen

Birthdate: Month, Day, Year

Birthplace: Anytown, USA

Compiled from audio recordings and transcripts of interviews with Barry Sorensen, along with his wife, Yoneko, his sister, Kathy Napier, his niece Jennifer Napier-Pearce and his nephew Christian Napier. The interviews took place in August 2020, at Barry's home in Victorville, CA, USA.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Chapter 1 - The Mud House

Barry and Kathy talk about birthdates, home v. hospital births and their early years in a mud house.

Chapter 2 - On to Washington

DeOrr takes work in Hanford, Washington. Barry and Kathy remember their time riding the train, goldfish in Yakima and a dusty Richland.

Chapter 3 - Back to the Mud House

DeOrr, Verna and their children move back to the mud house in Sandy, Utah.

Chapter 4 - Broken Bones

Barry's friend takes a hatchet to his thumb, resulting in a trip to the hospital. Barry visits the hospital again after unsuccessfully attempting to ride a calf.

Chapter 5 - California Moving

The family moves to several towns in California. Barry attends 5 elementary schools, and a nasty gang terrorizes citizens in San Leandro.

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