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True love truly does endure all
Worcester Telegram (MA), by Dianne Williamson

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Posted By:ketchuplover, 11/12/2012 1:15:37 AM

It’s a simple christening gown with a small lace collar and puffed sleeves. It was made more than a half century ago by a happy young bride who took a piece of her husband’s past and wove it into her family’s future. The courtship of Matthew Smith and Adele Guinee began in 1942. (snip) So when he returned from the war, he brought the white nylon parachute with him. After their first son was born, Adele took the chute that had enabled her husband to float back to earth, and fashioned a christening gown for her son with a simple

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Nice story of how a family has kept its gratitude and bond with each other alive through the material of a parachute....a particular parachute.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BcdErick, 11/12/2012 2:37:30 AM     (No. 9008254)

The Brits are really good at making people aware of these heart warming stories. I guess it´s no surprise the Aussies aren´t too shabby at it either. I´ll be happy if I live to 67, never mind 89. Thanks for posting.


Reply 2 - Posted by: toodles3956, 11/12/2012 7:05:46 AM     (No. 9008375)

A beautiful story. I can see a movie in the making.


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TigerLilly, 11/12/2012 7:16:23 AM     (No. 9008387)

This heart warming article is set in Worcester, Massachusetts.


Reply 4 - Posted by: fransand, 11/12/2012 7:18:40 AM     (No. 9008394)

The Brits? Isn´t this Worcester, Mass?



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