Richard Adamski

Some of our contributors to Story Chip found us through a program we conducted as part of the Osher Foundation's continuing education program, Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes. Richard Adamski began adding his stories to our archive as a result of the OLLI program.

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September 11, 2001

The date was September 11, 2001. It would be a day I would never forget and a day that the entire population of the United States of America would never forget as well. It was because of what all of us would experience that day. It seemed just like any other day when I woke up, and it was time for...

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A Psychological Incident

When Warren was fourteen years of age, psychiatric hospitals were commonly called, ”the crazy house”. To Warren, they seemed irrelevant, unimportant, inconsequential and distant. At age fourteen, Warren didn’t have any indication that a psychiatric hospital would be a place that would have any...

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A Decade With Jesse

Jesse lived through one of the most transforming, eventful and tumultuous decades in human history. This decade in its own unique way equals the far reaching political, social and cultural occurrences such as the Renaissance, the Enlightenment and the Industrial Revolution. This decade Jesse lived...

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National Politics Made Personal

The year was 1984, and Republican Party candidate Ronald Reagan was running for his second term as President of the United States. He was opposed by the Democratic Party nominee Walter Mondale, who served as the Democratic President Jimmy Carter’s Vice President in the mid to late 1970’s. At the...

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An Enhanced Vision

The year was 1974. Barry was eleven years of age, and was a student in the fourth grade, attending an elementary school, and residing in the small industrial city of Waterbury, Connecticut. Barry’s life experience up to this point consisted of the atmosphere and environment of his home and school....

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Musical Renditions

Craig, at age twelve, was a young boy growing up in a small New England industrial city. The year was 1972, and he had become fascinated by all the rage and attention which was being paid to the popular musical acts of the time who were recording records in studios and performing in concert on the...

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