The world is a scary place in this generation. Perhaps it has always been scary, but in the 1950s, it did not seem so.
“Baby Boomers” all share stories of the freedom we had in riding our bikes from the house to remote places, returning only for meals. The neighbors knew us and we knew them. We also knew who the strangers were.
Technology gave us radios and televisions, which opened a world view known by our parent after a horrible war. Documentaries showed us what happened beyond the streets of our town. We didn’t know, we just hadn’t known.
Recently my daughter shared a video that details perhaps the scariest and frightening of all the world has shown us. Here it is:
In all the scariest experiences seen in our time on earth, this is the closest to home.