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Learned the true meaning of Christmas by caring about others more than myself

December 24, 1964, Thursday. (It was one year ago that Howard called me and we got back together.) This was the worst day of work. We were just flooded! I was on my feet for 9 hours without sitting. I … 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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I’m going to Santa Monica City College after graduation and Major in Drama

December 22, 1964, Tuesday Was 45 minutes late for work. Mom and Dad came by and we went out to lunch. Mom picked me up at about 7:00 and we just came home. I cut my hair again, because there … 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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Nobody gives better Parties than my parents, they dance until the Sun comes up

December 18, 1964, Friday Finished my Sociology term paper and gave it to Mike Stone to hand it for me. Tonight was my parents annual Christmas party. Pearl and I came because naturally, we weren’t going out. Everyone asked us … Continue reading

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