1938. This is a year of upset and upheaval for Ava, now age 16. Months before this photo is taken, her father, Jonas, has been terminally ill and confined to his bed. When Ava gets home from school each day, she sits beside him and reads him the newspaper. He likes to hear about politics and listens with pleasure when she reads to him about President Roosevelt. After Jonas dies, Ava feels guilty about her sometimes selfish thoughts and behaviour as she sat at his bedside wanting to be out with her friends. The family ups sticks and moves back to North Carolina where her mother has been offered a job as a school teacher. Photo by Jack Field.