"The day draws nigh. In just six more we'll be married. To quote from the High School Spotlight ‘Note: Only 8 more days until Mr. Brown meets his doom.’ I think that I see the fine handiwork of Bob Helman in that statement. My single life, at least, will be doomed to end."
--Letter from my father, Protection, Kans., to my mother, Hutchinson, Kans., Sunday, January 18, 1948.