Later in life he decided to attend college at Stanford because of this early experience.
He might have been remembering some earlier experience of his own.
For some people this is very difficult, especially when they have no internal model from their early experience of family life to assist them.
Q. Do parents need to look back at their own early experiences?
What was your early experience of running a gallery like?
This early experience prepared him for his next job, as a musician.
Most significant is their earlier experience as a victim of sexual abuse.
"I wouldn't rule out that this is going to be a repeat of their earlier experience."
Then again, few customers are able to draw on an earlier experience to try to negotiate a better deal the second time around.
I had an early experience of this when we became friends in the mid-1950s.