Tale of an American Family

broadway-houseThe house had stood on South Broadway in St. Louis for decades and it had been in the family since 1951.  It really wasn’t much to look at; this house from another era.  In fact, it sold for just $30,000 in 2013. But oh what stories its walls would tell if they could!  Tales of a family barely scraping by, trying to make ends meet.  Or of a loving and dutiful son who put his family’s well-being ahead of his own.  It is the tale of an American family who not only survived but thrived through adversity.  And for that dutiful son, it was a story of hard work, frugality and wise investing that enabled him to “surprise” everyone…