CNN PRODUCER NOTE loualex, now 66, says he hated the Vietnam War "but loved the social changes that started in that decade and are still altering the world we live in. The personal highlight of those years for me was leaving home, starting college and then my first job after college. I marched some, against the war and for civil rights, but I was mostly a Norman Normal, going to school, working and moving into adulthood." Photo #9 shows the iReporter on the left, with his sister in the middle and his dad on the right, right before he left for college at Indiana University in 1967.
- dsashin, CNN iReport producer