Sweet Freedoms

50 Life Lessons from Life in the '50s

There was a time before penicillin and polio shots, Xerox and Xbox, contact lenses and credit cards. A time when there was no such thing as FM radios, cell phones, MP3's or CDs. Those days, kids walked to school-rain or shine-because there was no bus. On a summer day, they left the house to go outside to play at 8:00 a.m. and returned for dinner at the call of a whistle. No one ever asked where the car keys were because they were always in the glove box or ignition, and the doors were never locked. Gas was 28 cents a gallon! Ken Gaudi will have you laughing and crying (or just maybe pondering) as you read Sweet Freedoms-a memoir dedicated to his grandchildren. Learn from the past as you read 50 unbelievable adventure stories intertwined with savvy life lessons based on childhood experiences of life in the '50s.

Ken Gaudi Ken Gaudi worked for over 25 years as the State Government Affairs Manager for Dominion Resources, Inc., one of the largest producers and transporters of energy in the United States. He served 8 years on the board of trustees for Clarion University. He also played a leading role in the passage of key legislature in the Pennsylvania State Legislature for 35 years. Ken resides with his wife, Peggy, in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, where he spends his time reading, writing, and playing golf and handball with friends.

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