Memoirs of a Hayseed Physicist by Peter Martel


Part 16:
In the Beginning:
So, hunting and fishing were a source of recreation for the next five years, while I toiled as a clerk in the small general store that belonged to our family. Fortunately, business and my social life weren’t too demanding and I had lots of opportunity to read and study eleventh and twelfth grade texts at night, and sometimes in my spare time during the day. It took five years, eventually I passed all the examinations I needed to matriculate.

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With permission of the author. This is an on going story one paragraph at a time beginning on the post of July 6th.

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