We all have heard ”Rags to Riches” stories and now I find that there is one of those persons in our city.
It is a man raised in Pleasant Hill. His family had a 150-acre farm in an area close to Enterprise Road. They had no electricity except for a battery-powered radio until 1943 when the REA lines reached their timber-framed home.
The person I refer to is Carl Sorenson.
Carl, as a youngster, worked on the farm and worked stripping bark from Cascara trees and selling . . .