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Ayers grew up in Glen Ellyna suburb of ChicagoIllinois. Ayerswho was later chairman and chief executive officer of Commonwealth Edison to and for whom Northwestern's Thomas G. Ayers College of Commerce and Industry was named.
His father, mother and older brother had preceded him there. Indifference was the opposite of moral". His first arrest came for a sit-in at a local draft board, resulting in 10 days in jail. His first teaching job came shortly afterward at the Children's Community School, a preschool with a very small enrollment operating in a church basement, founded by a group of students in emulation of the Summerhill method of education.
Schools in the movement had no grades or report cards; they aimed to encourage cooperation rather than competition, and pupils addressed teachers by their first names.
Within a few months, at age 21, Ayers became director of the school. There also he met Diana Oughtonwho would become his girlfriend until her death in after a bomb exploded while being prepared for Weather Underground activities.
Ayers had previously been a roommate of Terry Robbinsa fellow militant who was killed in along with Ayers' girlfriend Oughton and one other member in the Greenwich Village townhouse explosionwhile constructing anti-personnel bombs intended for a non-commissioned officer dance at Fort Dix, New Jersey.
Two major decisions came out of the "War Council". The first was to immediately begin a violent, armed struggle e. The second was to create underground collectives in major cities throughout the country. List of Weatherman actions After the Greenwich Village townhouse explosion inin which Weatherman member Ted GoldAyers's close friend Terry Robbinsand Ayers's girlfriend, Diana Oughtonwere killed when a nail bomb being assembled in the house exploded, Ayers and several associates evaded pursuit by law enforcement officials.
Kathy Boudin and Cathy Wilkerson survived the blast. Ayers was not facing criminal charges at the time, but the federal government later filed charges against him. Although the bomb that rocked the Pentagon was itsy-bitsy—weighing close to two pounds—it caused 'tens of thousands of dollars' of damage.
During this time, Ayers and fellow member Bernardine Dohrn married and remained fugitives together, changing identities, jobs and locations. Dohrn was still reluctant to turn herself in to authorities. A Memoirwhich he explained in part as an attempt to answer the questions of Kathy Boudin's son, and his speculation that Diana Oughton died trying to stop the Greenwich Village bomb-makers.
Brent Staples wrote for The New York Times Book Review that "Ayers reminds us often that he can't tell everything without endangering people involved in the story.
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Further on in The Simple Gift, Billy discovers true belonging is found through meaningful, emotionally nourishing relationships.
Billys relationship with Old Bill is one of the most important, as they give each other purpose, safety and nourishment.