Carl Peters

Written by Carl Peters

I was born in Midland many many years ago, but I still have fond memories of growing up in Midland. I remember days during the summer after breakfast getting on my bike, joining other friends and staying gone most of the day. I would stop at a friend’s house and call my mother to let her know where I was during the day. Midland was a safe place for kids in those days. A favorite place to go was the caliche pits where we would catch horny toads. I also remember when I was around l O years old going to MHS basketball games. During half time they would let kids go on the court and shoot around. I always did that and dreamed of one day being on the high school team. That dream came true.

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