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Cross and Curryville Roads: the Fredericks and Kagarises

About one half mile off the Curryville road on Cross Roads was where my best friend, Joyce, lived. There was a long lane to her house. Her parents Warren and Mary Frederick lived in one house and beside it lived her Aunt Ruth Zook, who taught at our school sometimes. These houses are shown in the top photo to the right.

I spent many Sundays and over nights at Joyce’s house. Joyce’s grandmother was blind. Somehow she still managed to have the potatoes peeled when we would return from church on Sundays. She would slide her fingers inside the side of a pan or a pitcher to let her know when it was...


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