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By Kene Jackson
NEFC Executive Director 

Who Is He?


Last updated 9/30/2022 at 12:31pm


Last year, I was asked to write a song about a man I didn't know. The friend who requested it sort of figured it wouldn't be hard to figure out something to write about the guy, but I was at a total loss for words, not knowing anything about him!

So I made a bunch of phone calls, sent a few emails and fired off a myriad of texts in my quest to find out all I could about this unintroduced stranger.

My hunt was successful!! I found out he was 87 years old, a USMC veteran (Vietnam), a commercial fisherman, a husband, a dad, an uncle, and a grandfather (with lots of grandkids!). The more I fou...

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