"Dr. Sam" Jernigan

Not too long after Dr. Jernigan's youngest great-granddaughter was born, he recorded some recollections of his love of flying and the day a young Dr. watched history unfolding at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas. "Dr. Sam" will be remembered for many things including the gentle laugh that dots the stories he shared with us.

Studying a flight school in Tennessee sowed the seeds of reaching the clouds.

President John Kennedy's motorcade sped to Parkland Memorial after the shooting. Dr. Sam was one of many staffers on duty that day.

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