Improvise. Overcome. Adapt.

Improvise. Overcome. Adapt.

World Champ Faces the Fight of a Lifetime. Manny Johnston grew up in Hawaii. Living in Hawaii is enviable if you are a true Hawaiian, with islander heritage. Manny was only “half Hawaiian,” leaving him open to the kids taunts of “Howlie” and “Half Breed.” Being...
Sir George

Sir George

George McBride was the owner of Sir George’s Smorgasbord, a southern California restaurant chain. I was working as a busboy at 16 at the San Bernardino restaurant. George seemed very old to me at the time. He was likely in his 60’s…maybe younger than...