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6-minute Stories

Everybody loves a good story
Listen to these 6-minute stories
from both new voices and experienced writers
from the Personal Story Publishing Project anthologies:
Bearing Up (2018) and Exploring (2019).
Copies of both books available here.
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"Independence Day 1968" by Jim Billman

Fifty years after patrolling the jungles of Vietnam, a former soldier remembers that Fourth of July a half a world away.


Jim Billman lives in Owensboro, Kentucky, and has been a soldier, an educator, and the owner of a small construction business.  Now devoting much of his time to writing, he has authored a non-fiction book about public school reform and a historical mystery novel. His present work is a coming-of-age novel about a young man who moves from a rural school to an inner-city one.