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People Profile: L.A. Trotter

| September 25, 2012 11:17 AM

Occupation: Retired carpenter.

Tenure: Served in Army Air Corps for five years, three years, four months of which as a POW.

Family:  Daughters, Sheila (deceased); Lois Annie Thatcher, Nancy Higgins.

Recognitions: Honored as as a POW at the opening ceremony of the Veterans’ Cemetery in Santa Nella, Calif.

Hobbies:  Fishing, watching baseball, working in my shop.

Mr. Trotter  was asked to complete these sentences beginning with “I am ...”:

— “I  am ... proud of my family. ...”

—  “I  am ... not a hero. ...”

—  “I  am ... thankful for God’s blessings. ...”

—  “I  am ... fearful for the future of our country. ...”