Editor’s note: This is the twentieth 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.
My friend George Kido
Sometime in the early forties, Marysville got a new resident. His name was George Kido. His parents had emigrated from Japan to the United States and raised three children in a small apartment in California. And somehow they managed to send all three through college.
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