My father and I in 1962/1963.
There are so many ways to connect current events – the present – to a personal past to highlight it’s meaning.
An example from my own life:
What does inauguration day and Martin Luther King’s birthday have to do with a memory of me holding hands with my father and at a civil rights rally forty years ago? I reflected on the connection between two of these events last year for WBEZ.
You can listen to it here.