Covina Swept Away

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Covina Swept Away By Christopher S Chenault M D A number of towns in the Midwest and South have changed little over the last one hundred years It is possible to return to one s hometown and see the town and many old landmarks little changed This is not at all true of most of the towns of Southern California Many areas of Southern California have been transformed from agricultural land to land for shopping centers and tract home over the past sixty years The San Gabriel valley east of Los Angeles was the largest exporter of citrus fruit in the world in the 1930s and 1940s and had a hundred years history of agricultural use In a period of fifteen years 1950 to the mid 1960s all of those vast acres of serene rural life were swept away in that wave of humanity that arrived after WW II to occupy the space for jobs recreation and raising families There is now almost nothing left of that serenity As a child in the 1940s and a teenager in the 1950s I watched as this transformation progressed We played hopscotch marbles and danced to the Mexican Hat Dance during grade school We modified cars went to the Sugar Bowl for sodas and danced to Big Band sounds and Rock and Roll in high school We watched drag races on Gladstone Avenue and at the Pomona drag strip In poodle skirts and saddle shoes or corduroys and loafers we live the 1950s in the residual of small town agricultural Covina and witnessed a community go from one high school and two grammar schools in 1950 to add twenty three new schools by the early 1960s I have attempted to describe those years of tranquility document our activities and illustrated the varied attractions that would draw a family to that area We were fortunate enough to experience swimming in the cool pacific take trips to Arrowhead Sequoia and Kings Canyon camp with the scouts at Cherry Cove on Catalina Island Ski on Mount Baldy and go with groups of kids to Big Bear and the new Disneyland We also endured the b

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Born Los Angeles, California Attended Covina elementary and secondary schools Pomona College, BA 1960 Baylor College of Medicine, MD, 1964 Internship, Harbor General Hospital, Torrance, Calif. General Surgery residency, Harbor General Hospital, Torrance Calif. Orthopedic Surgery residency, University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City Iowa Practiced of General Orthopedic Surgery, Austin, Texas, 1971-2006. Semi-retired at present. Married forty-eight years, four children, eight grandchildren, all live in the central Texas area. Interests and hobbies: Writing, prose and poetry, wood working, choir, guitar, drawing, biking, sailing, and farming.

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