Chapter 1 Learning to Value a Dollar I have fond memories of my own boyhood, yet it pains me to talk about one part of it. But becauseHelen thinks it had an important influence on me, I'll mention it briefly. The simple truth is that Mother andDad were two of the most quarrelsome people who ever lived together. I loved them both dearly, andthey were two wonderful individuals, but they were always at odds, and they really only stayed togetherbecause of Bud and me. After we were grown, they even split up and went their separate ways for awhile. During the war, for example, Mother moved to California to work in the defense plants. Butgrowing up as the oldest child, I felt like I took a lot of the brunt of this domestic discord. I'm not exactlysure how this situation affected my personalityunless it was partly a motivation to stay so busy all thetimebut I swore early on that if I ever had a family, I would never expose it to that kind of squabbling. 亚洲免费综合色视频 One year, on George Washington's birthday, Phil Green (remember the world's largest Tide display)ran an ad saying his Fayetteville store was selling a television set for twenty-two centsthe birthday beingon February 22. The only hitch was that before you could buy that television set you had to find it first.