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Hooky Under Glass
One month short of my 13th birthday, girls still played a minor role in the almost-empty grandstands of my mind. The calendar pointed to Nov. 17, 1942. We lived on Woodlawn Street in Beaumont, Texas. As freshmen at French High School, my sister, Bobbie, and I rode a school bus each day. The school building on the north side of Beaumont was a large, two-story brick structure.
By Harry P. Noble Jr.

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