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LONG STORY SHORT WITH LESLIE WILCOX Florence “Johnny” Frisbie: Life Lessons from Pukapuka Atoll
Most of the time, it was a kind of challenge that was exciting. It was. I think it’s because, you know, we live on small islands, and we go out on the reef, and the big waves wash suddenly, and we’re down and struggling to get up again. And it was perhaps that background and upbringing that we had this great sense of excitement, you know. And yet, it’s partly survival Florence “Johnny” Frisbie grew up living far away from the comforts of a traditional population center, surviving on whatever food a small coral atoll and the ocean might provide. The odyssey of Johnny Frisbie, next, on Long Story Short. Long Story Short with Leslie Wilcox is Hawai‘i’s first weekly television program produced and broadcast in high definition. Aloha mai kakou. I’m Leslie…
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(This article first appeared in the March-April 2017 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) In March of 1970, the United States had been in a financial and commerce standstill for two weeks. Tired of poor working conditions and low pay, postal employees went on strike at 499 post offices in 13 states. Mail piled up and went undelivered while the eyes of the nation were focused on the strikers. Time magazine wrote that it was “the strike that stunned the country.”