DeWayne Woodring Dared to Dream

Celebrating a life well lived, and offering best wishes for the future.

He grew up in Gary, Indiana, during the height of the Great Depression. His father was a foreman in the steel mill, his mother a schoolteacher before she married. He remembers hungry men coming to the door of his house asking for food, and his mother always found something to give them.

He started working and saving for school when he was 8 years old. He bought war bonds during World War I

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