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Her Wedding Day

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1988
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s68p5xng
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325053
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng

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Title Her Wedding Day
Description HER WEDDING DAY Yulene A. Rushton 4120 West 3100 South West Valley, Utah HONORABLE MENTION PERSONAL RECOLLECTION For a golden wedding celebration in 198 4, I wanted to re-create in writing my parents' wedding day. It was so interesting to ask them so hard to remember details from a day in November, fifty years ago... "If s like that part of my life belonged to someone else, " She said. "When I try to think, back that far, it' s as though I' m looking through a window watching another person." She settled back in the rocking chair, her velvet. A sign brushed her lips as she closed her eyes. Her fingers began to rub the brown rims of her glasses as if to make a magic genie appear to do her remembering. She sat silent for a few moments, hand against her forehead, I' m so wrinkled now, but I was beautiful People said I looked like a movie star. It was nearly nineteen. Several of us had been to a dance and had returned hoine late. I crawled into bed in my upstairs room but couldn1 t seem to sleep, kept awakening with thoughts popping into my mind: " Am I ready to take this big step? Maybe I should wait till I' m older and more sure of myself. It would probably be easier then. . . What am I doing? Is he right for me?. . . Boy, I hope I' m not making the wrong decision! . . . The rest of my life is a long time. . . I hope we have enough money somehow and we don' t starve to death. . . Times are bad, we' d 113
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Identifier 127_Her Wedding Day.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324970
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng/324970