Ever-vigilant, our archivist pursued the lead and discovered that Everett was a 1965 graduate of St. Albans. Wilkerson found his phone number and gave him a call, and they had a long conversation. Soon Upper School history teachers Ben Labaree and Robert Shurmer were exchanging emails with Everett, leading to a two-day visit to St. Albans by David Everett, in which he talked about his experiences at St. Albans and in Vietnam. Everett addressed an Upper School assembly, Lower School chapel, and multiple history classes and shared meals with the headmaster at his lunch table and with honors history students.
The Greatest American Heroes: A Friendship Forged During 5 Years as Prisoners of War (Isaiah McMillan)
On Saturday, when President Donald J. Trump passed on celebrating American war heroes because … rain, it immediately reminded me of stories I was told