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Episode 22 – Memories of a Family Vacation

“Memories of a Family Vacation” is a satire of a disappointing inheritance, family values, resort shopping, time travel, and influence shopping with the Department of Defense. It raises the important but largely unexplored question of how family memories are passed from one generation to another, particularly when the recipient is an in-law.


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I am a graduate of Kenyon College and Harvard Law School and served as an officer in the US Navy in Vietnam. After retiring from law, I was ordained a deacon in the Diocese of Southern Ohio, where I serve as Assistant Chaplain with Episcopal Retirement Services. Black Lawrence Press published The Butterfly Collector, my award-winning collection of short stories in 2009 with a reprint in 2010, and Glass Lyre Press published Recycled Glass and Other Stories, my second collection, in April 2017. For more information, please go to www.fredmcgavran.com.

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