David Walden The IMPish

Born in Washington state, Walden’s family moved to San Francisco when he was 4. He went to school at the University of California at Berkeley, but dropped out after just one semester due to his poor grades. He regrouped and went to San Francisco State, getting his BS in mathematics, during which time he worked … Read more

From This is True for 8 May 2022

Johnnie Jones War hero

Growing up in Laurel Hill, Louisiana, Jones went to Southern University in Baton Rouge and, shortly after graduating, was drafted into the U.S. Army. It was 1943: World War II was in full swing, and Jones was assigned to the 494th Port Battalion, attached to the 6th Engineer Special Brigade that took part in Operation … Read more

From This is True for 1 May 2022