Memories of Growing Up in Marysville


Editor’s note: This is the 93rd of a series about growing up in Marysville during the late 1930s and the 1940s written by Bill Boyd. Each article is a snapshot of the people, businesses and activities during that era as seen through the eyes of a young boy.
Boyd was born in Marysville in 1932, graduated from Marysville High School in 1950, and lived the greater part of his life here.
Number please
It seems like every time I turn around, a new iPhone is coming out on the market. Each model, of course, is better than the previous one, and it does more things. I guess during my lifetime, there have been more improvements in telephones than just about anything else.
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