The Idle American

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The Idle American
The Idle American

Even novices in US History know that discovery of our part of the world was made by Christopher Columbus in 1492.

On a far more personal note, Beverly Hindman--an 82-yearold widow in Burleson, TX--has collected important “puzzle pieces” this year to greatly clarify her family history. Now, 527 years after Columbus landed, she’s made a discovery of her own. After thorough research, she has learned of an older brother, and several other new relatives. Her pilgrimage is at once heartwarming and inspiring. She and her 90-year-old brother, George Shepard, embraced for the first time ever when Bev and daughter, Ruthie, deplaned in Chicago last August for a week-long visit.



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