The first time I got a text message about Verita telecommunications, it was as an infant.
I remember my mother’s face lighting up when she saw it.
We were on our way to the local mall, and we were walking toward the mall, when I spotted a woman wearing a white dress with a pink bow.
She was waiting in line to purchase a wireless phone.
When I asked her what she wanted, she said, “Veritas,” and I smiled, and my mom laughed.
This was just a day’s work for a young girl in New York City.
I’d never seen a phone before, so I was stunned.
My mom, who was a social worker, told me it was the best phone I’d ever seen.
That was the year I bought my first Veritas phone.
Today, I spend a lot of time on the phone.
Veritas, the company behind the phone, is the second-largest wireless carrier in the world.
It sells more than two million phones each year.
Today Veritas is a global leader in the telecommunications sector, having built a company that sells more phones than any other carrier.
It has helped develop some of the most advanced wireless technology ever.
And, in some ways, it’s even more important than ever: It’s one of the few companies with a global reach and the ability to offer more service for a much lower price.
It’s why Veritas has become the biggest telecom company in the United States.
As a child growing up in a rural part of Iowa, Veritas was an only child.
It was a tough time for me.
My mother, who had worked as a secretary and a receptionist at a small nursing home, was unemployed, struggling to make ends meet.
I spent a lot time in the library, reading books on history and politics.
I also had to help my grandmother.
My grandmother died of cancer in 1993, and I was nine years old.
I was devastated.
My grandma passed away a few years after I turned 10.
As my mother and I mourned our grandmother’s passing, Verita offered us a wireless device.
It offered a way to connect with her, as well as a way for me to stay connected with my family.
It also made me feel like I was a part of something bigger than myself.
It gave me a way of saying goodbye to the distant memories and the isolation of my childhood.
As we drove home to Iowa, my grandmother asked me to hold onto the phone while we drove.
I had never held onto a phone in my life, so when my mother pulled the phone out, I held it for her.
We drove around the city for two hours.
When we finally pulled up in my hometown, Verity was nowhere to be found.
We sat in the parking lot, listening to music.
When Veritas finally showed up, my mom took the phone back and handed it to me.
The phone was so old, my mother said, that I couldn’t even tell you how old it was.
But I had seen that it was a little bit older than it should have been.
It still had a dial tone and an icon on the screen.
My father, who worked as an engineer, had been a technician for Veritas for more than 30 years.
He used to take care of the phones in his garage.
Now he sat there, too, waiting for me, looking at the phone like I had been waiting all my life.
My grandfather, who has a patent on Veritas technology, worked for Verity from 1965 to 1968.
He is the first of many Veritas engineers.
As an engineer and a grandfather, I have an incredible connection to Veritas.
My work with Veritas started in the early 1960s, when Veritas had just launched a fiber optic network.
I helped build the first fiber optic cable that connected the city of Des Moines, Iowa, to downtown Iowa.
My job was to install fiber optics, and it was an important job.
Fiber optics allowed us to send video signals over a longer distance, which allowed us better communications.
But Veritas also had a big problem: There was a lot we didn’t know about how fiber optics work.
Fiber was expensive, and even though Veritas made fiber optic cables from steel sheets, it wasn’t cheap to make them.
As the technology progressed, Verities engineers found ways to make fiber cables that could last a lifetime, but also that were cheaper and faster.
Verity engineers knew that the technology needed to be refined, and they wanted to improve it.
They needed better technology, and this technology was coming from Veritas itself.
As part of this research, I was able to see what fiber optics looked like.
Fiber optic cables are made from a layer of thin metal called aluminum.
The aluminum layer is the backbone of a fiber cable.
Because the metal is thin, it can be cut and bent into shape.
When a cable is laid flat, it forms a wire, which is what we call a