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Eddie’s Stories
Vignettes of Eddie's Childhood & Youth
Eddie's Stories Hero

Moments That Endured

As the son of an immigrant growing up poor during the Depression in Norfolk, Virginia, Eddie learned indelible lessons about hard work, ingenuity, standing up, keeping the faith, and giving back that defined his life and set the course for the way we do business and interact with our community. We are pleased to share this collection of stories from Eddie’s youth and a glimpse of the intriguing life he led.

Rosa and Manuel Garcia
Born into a strong immigrant family, Eddie was destined for a life of action, adventure, and love before he ever arrived on the scene.
Eddie Child
As Eddie faced his first significant obstacle, he learned early the power of faith and family and not allowing others to limit his view of what he could accomplish.
Mother Rosa
A disabled baby is left in a basket on the rectory steps of St. Mary's. Eddie's mother and her friends are called into action, setting the stage for decades of compassion and care.
Story 4 - The Great Depression
This story will publish on 09/25/2020.
Story 5 - Enthusiasm of Youth
This story will publish on 10/02/2020.
Story 6 - Sacred Heart
This story will publish on 10/09/2020.