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Well, certainly she was a remarkable woman, very talented in many directions and
extremely bright as a student. I think she graduated number one in her class. She was the
valedictorian and all the things that go with that.
Can you make a visual picture for me, of what she looked like when you first met?
Well, her hair was down to her waist, that's one thing I remember. Because I stuck
her hair in an inkwell once.
Why did you do that?
Oh, just being ornery. She was sitting ahead of me, and her hair was beautifully--I
said it went down to her waist, but it was very long.
What color was it?
What color? A dark brown, very dark but not black. She had brown eyes, fair skin.
She was about 5'6″. Like all young girls at that age she was thin as a pencil, very tall and
very graceful, a fair tennis player--better than I. She could run like a deer. She was very
strong, and I guess that's about it. She was always interested in things mechanical. She
excelled in college in physics, even though she was much more a social scientist than she was
a serious or hard science--
What did she take her degree in?
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