Bill Gann is a retired photography teacher. He lives in Yucaipa, California. He's been a photographer, reporter, educator and world traveler most of his life. He has four children, all grown. He was born on the Mississippi River many years ago as William Elmore Gann. His grandfathers all were farmers. His mother was Minnesota river land, his father was the Texas wind. His youth spent in California sunshine will never come back again.