Indelible In the Hippocampus

I was ten years old in 1974 and my father was a teacher for Los Angeles Unified School District. At that time, they allowed teachers to take sabbaticals and it was very important to my parents that we experience the world and other cultures. After scrimping and saving, they took us on a year-long trip and cultural adventure to Europe. It was a very exciting time for me and my four brothers. We ranged in age 4 through 15. The first part of our trip we took a train to New York