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Don Etcheson looks back on the days of his youth

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By Panzi Blackwell

“W.E. Etcheson, General Merchandise” was the large sign under which Donald Etcheson was (figuratively) born 82 years ago, and lived from infancy until young manhood.
Last week,Etcheson began sharing his story of his childhood days in Shafter Township. He continues sharing memories this week, beginning with his family's move to Vandalia.
The Move from Shafter to Vandalia
Don said his dad sold the store to Don Satterthwaite, and they left Shafter in 1945.


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