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for anybody to sit out, because it was never really warm
there in Dublin.
Well, after two and a half weeks, we heard Jane was
ill. We knew that she'd had a recurrence of breast cancer
and we were trying to get in touch with her, and with
doctors, to see what should be done to help her.
Believe it or not, the long-distance operators in
Dublin, Ireland, were on strike. This lasted for ten days.
Well, we finally decided that we just couldn't stand that,
that you were really out of communication, that she really
should have some help. We wanted the opinions of various
doctors, and we decided to go to Paris to telephone the
U.S. after about two and a half weeks.
And who was with you?
Mr. and Mrs. (William) Blair were with me. Mr. and
Mrs. Sidney Brody and Mr. and Mrs. VanderKemp had been
visiting me, and, oh, I'd had numerous visitors. But I just
decided to leave after two and a half weeks, and that was it.
What were the facilities? Did you have an adequate staff
Oh, we had a very good staff and a pretty good chef.
An Irish chef, believe it or not. It was sort of English-Irish
cooking, but it was very good of its kind.
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