Special Memorial Day True Stories - Live Honoring Veterans
Gold Star Mother Joyce Peck
On this Memorial Day weekend as we remember those who have fallen, please take a moment to listen to Gold Star Mother Joyce Peck's story.
Stay tuned for audio and video from our other storytellers May 25.
* Ninety-five-year-old Wilma Schulz of Blue Hill, Nebraska, was a nurse in the Pacific during World War II and was accidentally dropped off at Hiroshima not long after the A-bomb was dropped.
* Nebraska Air National Guard Master Sergeant Lindsey Yardley.
* Jim Gordon, who participated in more than 30 combat assaults in Vietnam before being wounded in 1967.
* Irene Prince, a who served in the Nebraska Army National Guard from 1979 to 1985 and is the Mentor Program Coordinator at Doane.
* Bill Bryant, Lincoln Public Schools' student advocate, who has served in the Air Force, Air Guard, and in the Army during the first Gulf War.
* John Berry Jr., a Lincoln attorney who was an Army Ranger in Bosnia and company commander during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
* Seif Mahagoub, who did two tours in Iraq after enlisting at age 39.
* Joyce Peck, whose son Staff Sgt. Patrick Hamburger died in 2011 when his helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan.
Playwright and Lincoln High teacher Chris Maly will serve as emcee.
True Stories – Live! is sponsored by Lincoln’s Zipling Brewing Company.
Net proceeds will be used to produce a short film honoring Nebraska's veterans.
Pick up tickets at Will Call on the night of the show.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @stories_live