Monthly Archives: September 2011

What would Mr. Harris do?

This coming Saturday, I will be portraying my great grandfather, Edward H. Harris, Sr., at Tales from the Departed–a walking tour of Earlham Cemetery in Richmond, Indiana in which actors bring to life people buried there. My great grandfather had … Continue reading

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No, Mr. President

Meeting the President of the United States must be a profound experience, especially a President who was known for his charisma and charm. ¬†On May 9, 1961, my great-great uncle sat in the Oval Office with John F. Kennedy and … Continue reading

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