Mike spent many years at Willowbrook, a large mental institution that stood for many years in Staten Island, NY, USA. It was a warehouse, and was described by Robert F. Kennedy as a ‘snake pit’. Mike was in the class of Willowbrook patients that was gradually re-housed in group homes throughout the state. I was […]
Dad would sing part of the Surprise Symphony when Mike was a baby. Mike would respond as appropriate, with the surprise.