A Memory of My Dad

My dad, a radio announcer and sportscaster by trade, passed away when I was 19 years old. The more years go by, the more I get the feeling that my knowledge of him as a person was limited by the fact that I was his child and I was so young when he died. I recently reached out to a friend of his, a coworker at one of the radio stations my dad did news for. He posted the following on his blog and sent it to me via email. It probably won’t be interesting to many people who read this blog, but to me it was so nice to get to see a part of my dad that I had never known.

590 Forever Warm Radio: 590 Mighty Memory #434: Just a “Guy” Passing Through


About thebaffledkingcomposing

Pamela DiFrancesco is a writer with a community college degree in journalism, a fancy art school degree in fiction and a penchant for community organizing. A native of Pennsylvania coal country, Pamela lives in Astoria, Queens, writes, and does whatever else it takes to pay the bills. In the past, Pamela has worked for newspapers and taught children journalism in an after-school program. Pamela's fiction can be found on the web at Cezanne's Carrot and Monkeybicycle, in print in The Carolina Quarterly (who nominated "The Chuck Berry Tape Massacre" for the Best American Mystery Writing anthology) and forthcoming in The New Ohio Review. When not writing, Pamela practices acts of love and kindness in hopes of a radically different world, and is preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse through acts of badassery.
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