EPS 114 Meet "Mayor Phil" Barker

EPS 114 Meet "Mayor Phil" Barker

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Born in Salisbury, MD in 1934, Phil Barker never expected to go to college. Although poor, his childhood was rich in experiences. He and his friends were creative and ambitious.  He shares the story of learning to drive - literally - while taking his driver's test! Do you know what 'doffing' is... keep listening. Entering the Army toward the end of the Korean War, he discovered that he had the ability to learn a language - and chose Russian. He w...
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Born in Salisbury, MD in 1934, Phil Barker never expected to go to college. Although poor, his childhood was rich in experiences. He and his friends were creative and ambitious.  He shares the story of learning to drive - literally - while taking his driver's test! Do you know what 'doffing' is... keep listening. Entering the Army toward the end of the Korean War, he discovered that he had the ability to learn a language - and chose Russian. He w...
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