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Pacific Ocean Park at the Santa Monica Pier in 1964 was part of a Teenager’s California Dream

July 18, 1964, Saturday. Sal called. Can’t stand another sad night. Bryon doesn’t call. Went to the beach but it was cold, so my sister Donna and her friend Teri and I went to Pacific Ocean Park and ate, then … Continue reading

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Saffron Car Wash, listening to Wooly Bully by Sam The Sham and the Pharoahs

March 14, 1964, Saturday. Tired day and mad night. Saffron Car Wash. Howard and I are done. I hate him again. Was so tired I could hardly get up. Started washing cars at 10:00. At first I thought ‚Äúthis is … Continue reading

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Every girl I knew carried Maybelline Black Liquid-Eyeliner in her purse and wanted to look like Jean Shrimpton in 1964.

March 2, 1964, Monday, Told everyone I’m going with Howard. Ugly windy day. Drove to school. It rained last night. It was so windy my hair blew apart as soon as I got out of the car. Latest news is … Continue reading

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Fosters Freeze in Culver City was Saffron’s favorite hangout

January 7, 1964 Ordinary day, kind of sad. Late to school because Mommy had to drive me, but I snuck into class. Felt hopeless today, I think I’m going to flunk History. I can’t think or do my work. Mr. … Continue reading

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