Spanish Flu and COVID-19

Spanish Flu and COVID-19

Sally Ito writes: “I realize now that contracting the Spanish flu really changed my grandfather’s focus from sports to the literary when he was a teenager. The passage from his memoir reproduced here recounts his days in junior high school before and after he contracted the deadly flu. It may interest readers today who are grappling with the ways in which the current pandemic is affecting their lives and their education, in particular.”

Writing Your Family Story

Writing Your Family Story

When: Saturday, October 29, 10am to 3pm Where: Historic Joy Kogawa House, 1450 West 64th Avenue, Vancouver Cost: $125 (includes lunch) Are you interested in telling your family story? Perhaps you have begun to write the history of your ancestors and their journey to...