Tag: Auburn University

  • Corn Flakes Saved His Life

    Corn Flakes Saved His Life

    Pearl Harbor Day. That time when a bowl of cornflakes saved the life of Hunter Mendenhall. As a teenager, I only knew Mr. Mendenhall as the quiet and friendly father of my good friend Karen Mendenhall. It was his wife, Donna, the daughter of Italian[..]
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  • Rocketman Revisited

    Rocketman Revisited

      It was the talk of Columbus High: Who was going to see Elton John in concert? Elton was doing two concerts within a stone's throw of my hometown of Columbus, Ga., but in 1973 that might as well been Los Angeles for me. If[..]
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