“Tom, Fred, David, and Sue took their first innocent childhood steps in the security of a loving family, playing with kittens and puppies, chasing cows out of Mother’s apple orchard, helping Dad with chores, raising calves and chickens for 4-H projects, exploring the woods, attending a one-room school, and making their share of mischief.” (From the backcover of Growing Up)
Read by Steve Lawless. Published in 2010 by Trafford Publishing.
Tom Fortney lives on the Wisconsin diary and tobacco farm where he grew up in the 1930’s. A storyteller and genealogist, Tom wrote Fortneys in America 1848–2007 in tribute to his Norwegian heritage.