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Reconnecting With My Absent Father Who Was Presumed Dead, Daughter's Schizophrenia Led to Opening a Business and "How Old Would You Be If You Didn't Know How Old You Are?": The Life of Satchel Paige

Reconnecting With My Absent Father Who Was Presumed Dead, Daughter's Schizophrenia Led to Opening a Business and "How Old Would You Be If You Didn't Know How Old You Are?": The Life of Satchel Paige

Update: 2022-06-16
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On this episode of Our American Stories, Ron Brown, a man who grew up in a rough area of Chicago, shares how he was practically abandoned by his father, but would mend their relationship later on in life. Donna shares how her daughter, Cassie, was diagnosed with Chronic Paranoid Schizophrenia as a teenager and their daily jobs became more difficult so, they dropped everything and opened a resale shop. Bob Kendrick, President of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Missouri, tells the story of a man many historians consider to be the greatest pitcher in the history of baseball-Leroy "Satchel" Paige


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00:00 - Reconnecting With My Absent Father Who Was Presumed Dead


25:00 - Daughter's Schizophrenia Led to Opening a Business


37:00 - "How Old Would You Be If You Didn't Know How Old You Are?": The Life of Satchel Paige 

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Reconnecting With My Absent Father Who Was Presumed Dead, Daughter's Schizophrenia Led to Opening a Business and "How Old Would You Be If You Didn't Know How Old You Are?": The Life of Satchel Paige

Reconnecting With My Absent Father Who Was Presumed Dead, Daughter's Schizophrenia Led to Opening a Business and "How Old Would You Be If You Didn't Know How Old You Are?": The Life of Satchel Paige

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