Tierney, thirteen years to the day in the same river. America became the bread basket of the world. The weight of the water behind the dam moved planet earth a fraction out of balance. While working nights on the Railroad and studying full-time days, he earned his high school diploma and went on to graduate from Stony Brook University, Long Island, New York, cum laude, at the age of Dov credits a spiritual meeting with God and a Tzaddik righteous man , Jules Rubinstein, in the Brentwood New York Jewish Center, with setting him on the path of study, religious involvement and settlement in Israel.
The family, including children Barbara now the mother of Anav, former officer in the Israel Defense Forces, now finishing her M. Loriel is 17 and finishing high school next year. The family settled in Safed in In Safed, Dov taught English as a Second Language, was a high school principal, lecturer on teaching methods, a supervisor of English teachers, and taught Creative Writing at Universities in Israel and the United States. He served 4 years as a Safed City Councilman.
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See life through the eyes of folks from all walks of life who built the Dam; travel 21 miles on Death's Highway, to Sin City, Las Vegas where legal gambling, whorehouses and cold beer await. Seemingly foreshadowed with the death of worker John G. Tierney from the beginning, it end with the death ofPatrick W. Tierney, thirteen years to the day in the same river.
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