In last week’s column, I shared about learning the amazing news that I have an older half-brother I never knew I had.
My dad, Thomas Ernest “Doc” Harris a teen-aged sailor, met a young lady while he was on shore leave in New York. She was originally from Alabama and perhaps they were drawn to each other’s southern accents. He returned to his ship and set sail never knowing that the young lady would be expecting his baby. On May 22, 1930, Paul David Clanton was born.
How the revelation of this situation came to light borders on the miraculous. It began