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February 2004 Valentine Issue
Untraditional VALENTINES
Mothers, Sister, a True Grit Grandmother, a Grandfather
and Tragic Love at First Sight.
Valentine, Texas Revisited

Delbert Trew
Harvey Girls & Juke Quarters
2-6-04
"A fact most significant to the history of the West is that approximately 100,000 girls signed up to work for Fred Harvey from 1901 to about 1944."
"My mother was a Harvey Girl, working approximately two years in the Harvey House Restaurant in Temple."

Maggie Van Ostrand -
Turning into Mom
2-4-04
"It was at that moment I realized that the unthinkable had happened. I had turned into my mother."

Mike Cox -
Sarah
2-6-04
"Son," a wise old man once said, "always marry a Texas girl. No matter what happens, she's seen worse."

George Lester
Maxine
new 2-6-04
"My elder half-sister, Maxine, was fourteen when I was born. As far back as I can remember she was there to help spoil me. I remember her taking me everywhere to show off her "little brother" to her friends."

Harold Bell
The Tight-Wire Walker
2-3-04
"She was the most beautiful girl I had ever seen in my life, and I fell in love with her at first sight."

A. S. Friedell
Grandfather
new 2-5-04
"Mostly I spent my toddler days trotting behind my beloved granddaddy like a baby duck after its mother...."
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