Greatest generation meets the cellphone generation

It’s a charming picture the Bloomington school district sent to the newsroom today. Ernie Mattson, 97, the last surviving soldier from the USS Nevada, the only battleship to make it out of Pearl Harbor once the Japanese attack started, met with third-graders.

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But his story, compelling as it probably is, isn’t what caught my attention. It’s the number of kids capturing the moment on their smartphones/cellphones.

(h/t:Tom Weber)

  • auntie smedley

    This made my day. Thanks!