The one remnant of Jonestown that Jim found when he was back there was the vat that held the poisonous drink that killed so many. He says he has often wondered if he would have ingested the drink if he'd been there that day. "When I look at my wife, my mother, my family who ingested [it], I cannot say I wouldn't have," he says. "Out of respect for what they did."
Jim says he shared his past with his children by telling them the good stories about their grandfather. "Stories of playing ball together, or different trips we went on," he says. "So they have a foundation of just hearing about grandpa Jim. "