Betty  Smith

“Frances Nolan, age 15 years and 4 months. April 6, 1917. She thought: “If I open this envelope fifty years from now, I will be again as I am now and there will be no being old for me. There’s a long, long time yet before fifty years…millions of hours of time. But one hour has gone already since I sat here…one hour less to live…one hour gone away from all the hours of my life. “Dear God,” she prayed, “let”


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