Once Upon a Summer Evening

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1989
Type Text
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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 Once Upon a Summer Evening
Description cane every day for a long time* I will always remember ^Leslie's screams when the doctor would change the "bandages. His face looked like he was wearing a leather mask, it was so brown and wrinkled, but the burned skin gradually peeled off and left his face without scars. Host of his body was scarred badly. His feet were not burned. I guess his shoes had protected them. Mother would aslc me to rub his feet when he would get nervous. His burned flesh snelled so bad, I hated to stay by him very long, but I loved him and tried to help him as much as I could, "lie wasn't able to go to school at all that first year, and he only went the next year when he felt up to it. His teacher was Hiss Leona Kelley who v/as vory kind to him and helped hin a lot with his lessons. He was assigned a seat by a younger boy, Glen Anderson. Glen waited on him and sort of idolized him; they became the best of friends. By the third year after the accident, Les could do about anything h° wanted to do. He still loved the mountains, but I think he avoided Corduroy Reservoir." "Aren't you glad he didn't die, Grandma?" "Oh, yes, we were all so very thankful for that. I'm sure there were many urayers offered for his recovery* Vfe thought it was almost a miracle that Ms face was not disfigured. He lived to be seventy-"two years old, and accomplished many things in his lifetime." "Sid he ever get married?" "Yes, he married my best friend, Iris Bennison, and they had three children, Terla, Joyce and Lee. He and Iris bought an old home on 6th South and riado it into a very nice place. Leslie planted fruit trees and alway3 had a real good garden. He shared hie fruit and vegetables with many needy people. He plowed gardens for free for all the widows in his ward. He was a very generous person and so was his dear wife. "He and his friend Stan Jorgensen were the first 56
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 325920
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