Go West, Young Man

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 13
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1981
Type Image
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title Go West, Young Man
Description visited his first patient in Manti. Then cane other patients, and without really making a decision he found himself involved in the health of this small town, in this family with idiom he was living, with the young people who ware John's and Noly's friends. He talked of moving on but everyone begged hia to stay. After a week he said that if he were to stay longer he would have to Rake sane other living arrangements. He could not "sponge" on his new friends any longer, but the entire family insisted that they wanted hin to rooaln with them, so it was arranged that he would stay, but only if he paid as he would any place. So all was arranged and the parents were pleased and amused at the change in the girls as they vied for Doctor's attention. Their manners as veil as dress Improved, but it soon became obvious that Doctor was interested in one, Noly, and she simply seemed never to be at her best. She was self-conscious, blushed, often left the room in eftbarrass-ment when she felt she was competing for the attention of the young man for whom she felt such an attraction. The romance blossomed. Doctor's practice grew. Nolj becaae sore bold. She began to torment Doctor about how he really looked behind all that dark hair on his face. They laughed and were finally at ease with one another. Then one night when the young people were all going to a dance, Doctor said, "John, would you bring Noly to the dance? I have a call to make first and will meet you " as soon as I can." So it was arranged. When John and Noly arrived at the dance a tall dark haired young man approached them. It was queer, he looked so familiar, still-. It was not until he took Noly's arm and said that he claimed the first dance that she realized that the well-dressed clean-shaven, handsome young nan was Doctor, and she knew what she had suspected ever since the day he moved in with John, that , she was hopelessly In love. That night their future was settled. ¦", George's long trek west had ended. Manti was his home, Noly ma his wife, the people of Manti were his patients and friends for the rest of his life. Source: Author heard =Q1 parts of this story often as Noly, Doctor and John talked and laughed and reaeabered. -100-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 13
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324281
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