Do you remember the moment when you decided to get up and move away from your hometown and family?
What that decision voluntary or not?
What prodded you to make the move: College, marriage, military service or something else?
Did you leave your family on good terms or were there hard feelings as
you said good-bye?
Did you have money and prospects in your pocket when you decided to
Did you own a car that was registered in your name?
When you left, did you move to a smaller city or a bigger city than
How did you handle the change?
What adjustments did you
have to make in expectation and behavior?
If you had the chance to “get up and out” all over again — would you
do it today?
What would you change about the decision and the