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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 his face. He draped his arm around her shoulder in support of the hard time she was having letting go of the first son to be married. My step-father was there smiling for a change. Nothing ever seemed to please him, so I was convinced that he was happy that I' d be moving out of his home. There was Uncle Charlie, Aunt Ruby, and Grandma Jensen. Also Uncle Merri 11, Aunt Arva, and I thi nk Aunt Liddy was there, too. Coming in the front door were Uncle Rulon and Aunt Blanche. Standing by the library table, with a Bible in his hand, stood Mama's Uncle Ephraim Nelson, who had been Bishop of Moroni for many years. Ewell and I words were a blur until he said, "I now pronounce you. .. man and wife." Our kiss was just a little short one, as Ewell was shy about showing feelings in public, but he winked as he slipped the plain gold band on my finger. I could tell he was proud that he had been able to save ten dollars to buy the ring we had seen Mama quickly gave me a hug, stiffened her j aw as if to fight back any possible emotion. She didn' t like anyone to see her be anything but strong. Then she moved quickly to set my wedding day dinner on the table. We all sat at the large oak dining room table set with linen and Mama' s best china. Every thi ng was perfect! Ewell kept squeezing my hand under the table, sending messages of "I love you!" I changed into a street dress and we went out to the front lawn to get a breath of afternoon air. No one had a camera to take pictures. Thank goodness we had one taken the night before, in the booth at the drugstore as we had a soda before the dance. While we were all outside, the school bus passed with some of our younger classmates hanging out the windows, whistling and shouting good wishes to us. We felt so honored and important. That scene and the noise which accompanied it still rings in my ears. Isn' t it funny that would be the 117
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Identifier 131_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 324974
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng/324974