Posts Tagged ‘ 1960s ’

“Yours, Mine and Ours” – Now We Know the Truth

July 12, 2013
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For many years, people asked Tom North what it was really like to grow up in the family he was part of. What they were asking was, was it really like in that movie, “Yours, Mine and Ours”? Tom North is one of the eight North children, who, together with the ten Beardsley children, became the family which was featured first in the 1968 film starring Lucille Ball and Henry Fonda, and again in the…

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The Unique Courage of One Mother

October 24, 2012
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The New York Times once called Susan Torres “Single Mother, Creator of Miracles.” Susan’s story begins in Brooklyn, where she was raised in the ’60s in a drug infested, abusive home. She left home as a teenager, and soon was a mother herself. Against the odds, Susan extricated her young family from another drug-shadowed environment and a subsequent abusive relationship by dint of raw courage and determination. Her new memoir “Living on Three Spoons” chronicles…

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