Clarence and Loraine and Cadott adopted him when he was 18 months old
He went to "preschool" at Einer's gas station; his teachers were retired. St. Joe's
and the nuns of SDS filled in the rest for eight years
McDonell was a hill to climb in "Chippwa" but attained fifty years ago
Milwaukee was fun; Marquette was not; the Marine Corps was not - more.
School seemed to be a thing - even the Marine Corps sent him to it
With the Navy!
It was fun again for four years later at UW-EC
the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire made him a Bachelor
He was already married with two children.