A Passion for Broadway
Imagine starting out your education by attending schools in three different states – before you finish first grade. That’s what Donna (Jewell) Murray did.
“We were gypsies,” she said. “My dad was a welder on the Erie Railroad, and we moved according to their whim. I started first grade at Addison Elementary in Brookfield, Ohio. Then the railroad moved us to Meadville. After I spent about three months in school there, Erie decided they needed Dad in Hornell, New York. So I finished first grade there.”
The moves made it nearly impossible for her to do well in school. [Read more…]