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Mary finds her father lying in his bathroom

This was a very sad week for Mary and her family. Her dad died and she is in shock. I think this is the first time in almost 15 years of transcribing her diary that she shows so much emotion. She loved her father. He lived his final years with Mary and Sam in the apartment above their garage.

Friday, Oct. 15, 1948

Today I arose early and got my work done, though I was tired. Sam washed clothes after I got started. Squires came down and planted 42 wild azaleas. Sam went duck hunting and got one duck, Bill four and Emmett three. There were eight men there, too many for good hunting. To Belfair a...


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