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My parents surprised me by having my 1957 Chevy painted for Christmas

December 26, 1964, Sunday. Got my 1957 Chevy Painted! Today we returned some of the clothes we got for Christmas. I returned my coat and got some blue capris and $170.00 credit… Then I got the biggest surprise ever! ┬áMom … Continue reading

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Sometimes my Dad can be so unkind to my Mother, It makes me sad.

December 23, 1964, Wednesday Worked all day, it’s really getting tough these last days of Christmas. Everybody’s doing there last minute shopping and we’re just going crazy with wrapping. I got off for a break and Mom picked me up. … Continue reading

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A Polaroid Camera cost $116.00 in 1964, or about $800.00 in today’s money.

  December 21, 1964, Monday Worked all day long. My feet are just killing me. I haven’t started Christmas shopping. After work I took Janice home, then went shopping. We’re getting Daddy a Polaroid Camera, it cost $116. I’m paying … Continue reading

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Can’t wait until Christmas is over, so I can be done working two jobs

  December 20, 1964, Sunday I was just too tired to go to work at Jack’s Ranch Market and bag groceries this morning. My sister Donna took my place. I stayed home all day, didn’t even get dressed, just watched … Continue reading

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I’m determined to work until it kills me, so I can make this a special Christmas for my parents.

  December 19, 1964, Saturday Well, my last year of High School and I didn’t go to the Snow Ball. Nobody to ask either. I’m so sad. I worked at Charleston’s Dress Store all day, then came home and watched … Continue reading

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If I don’t get this Term Paper done, I won’t graduate in June of 1965

  December 16, 1964, Wednesday Nothing happened today, just worked on the Senior Play, Home Sweet Homicide, until 9:00 at night. I’m going to school tomorrow. December 17,1964, Thursday. Didn’t go to school, had to do a term paper for … Continue reading

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