The Dirty Dozen Plus Three

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Author House, Oct 24, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 80 pages

This is a true story about fifteen girls who graduated from high school in 1950, kept in touch with each other, and have remained friends for life. It tells of their joys, sorrows, amazing achievements and sometimes their deaths. From Bloomington to Burma, from Texas to Thailand, each went their separate ways to become teachers, a nurse, ministers, homemakers, an actress, bookkeeper, councilor, personal assistant, and President of the International Womens Group in South East Asia. Their personal lives took incredible journeys as well. From marriage, to motherhood, from divorce or widowhood, and for some the personal discovery of self and sexual orientation, these amazing women have weather the changes of their lives with grace and poise.

 

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
10
Section 3
15
Section 4
17
Section 5
20
Section 6
22
Section 7
24
Section 8
31
Section 12
42
Section 13
47
Section 14
49
Section 15
52
Section 16
53
Section 17
57
Section 18
63
Section 19
64

Section 9
34
Section 10
36
Section 11
39
Section 20
66
Section 21
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About the author (2008)

Sue Bales lives with her husband, Bud, in Bloomington, Indiana where they were both born and raised. They both attended Indiana University with Sue attaining a Masters Degree in Elementary Education. Both are retired. They raised three children, two living and have four grandchildren. Three of the grandchildren are married and the fourth is a three year old curly red-head that keeps them young in spirit. In November, 2008, they will become great grandparents.

This is her first effort at writing a book. After teaching 38 years in the public schools she retired and decided to write the history of a group of girls called “The Dirty Dozen”.

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