Miami Valley StoryCorps
Patricia Bates & Kay Lewis
“George died when he was forty. It seemed like the end of my life. Except, I had seven children and I had show them how you accept things like that.”
Kay Lewis is one of six children. Her father died of kidney failure in 1966 while Kay and her siblings where still young. Kay brought her mother Patricia Adams to StoryCorps. She wanted to learn more about how her mother coped with the loss of her partner and the father of her children.