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Bill Bowers

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Born in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia in 1966, Bill, became the third child of James and Florence. Little did his parents know what a handful Bill would be. He grew up in a typical middle-class neighborhood and like any other boy often found himself in trouble. But rather than allowing Bill to take the wrong path his parents provided a loving and stable environment that was strict, but not rigid. Much of who Bill is as a man today comes from all that his parents taught him growing up.

When Bill realized he hadn’t mapped out a future for himself, he was worried and made a decision that would change his life forever. During his senior year at Upper Darby High School, he enlisted in the United States Air Force’s, Delayed Enlistment Progra
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Veterans Day is a celebration to honor all of America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. It is also a day for reflection–for remembering. We celebrate America’s true heroes. My super heroes don’t wear red capes, move faster than ...


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The late Stephen Ambrose immortalized Easy Company in several of his books, including his seminal Band of Brothers which was subsequently made into a very successful HBO mini-series. In addition, recent years have seen biographical works published on ...more
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Although Winters' memoir is well-intentioned it reads a little impersonal. He seems reserved, yet focused. However, it is obvious that Winters excels at detailing the battles and tactical maneuvers of Easy Company. For example, on D-Day, when Easy Co ...more
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No Adventure Too Ridiculous by Rusty Hix
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I had the privilege of meeting Rusty at the Book Expo in June and found him to be as voluble an introspective and the words flowing through his book. No Adventure Too Ridiculous, like a corkscrew, is straight, however, the books twists and turns were ...more
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Band of Brothers by Stephen E. Ambrose
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Band of Brothers is the quintessential war story about the lives of the men of the 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne during World War II. The book follows the company of paratroopers through their experiences in Europe during World War II, from their ba ...more
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“Then, out of the blue, I had the ah ha moment of inspiration at one of our 3rd SPG reunions as I listened to everyone reminisce. I realized our stories connected us to one another.”
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“You don't write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
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“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
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“We accept the love we think we deserve.”
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