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Beany July 13th, 1942

The Ritz Theater, Columbia, SC

The Ritz Theater, Columbia, SC

“Dear J&J,

I’m happy to hear that you got the nice break of being deferred again but the news of your having ulcers isn’t so good. Be sure to see a reliable doctor and get them cleared up. You know they can become serious if not taken care of. Maybe we had too many parties during our years together in St. Paul- also too much fried foods.

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Beany July 1st, 1942

Winston Churchill at Fort Jackson

Winston Churchill at Fort Jackson

“Dear J&J,

Today I have been thinking all day of Mother on her birthday and yesterday I thought of you kid. I suppose by now you are a Private in this mans Army. Hope you don’t find it too bad. Just give it a chance to develop and try to follow some of those helpful hints I gave you. You know I know that you have the stuff to overtake anything so keep your spirits high and keep thinking what we all are fighting to go back to. Please feel free to consult me on things that puzzle you.

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Beany June 22nd, 1942

Dolores and Beany

Dolores and Beany

“Dear J&J,

Sunday seems to be the only day I find time to write my letters. We leave tomorrow morning on a three day problem so today I have seven letters to dash off and get my gun equipment ready. Jerry, I am going to send the wedding and your trip pictures this week and you can keep my picture for me or leave it at home with Hada.

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Beany June 14th, 1942

Marshall with Churchill at Ft Jackson, June 1942

Marshall with Churchill at Ft Jackson, June 1942

“Dear J&J,

I just finished looking at your honeymoon trip pictures that Cliff sent over. They are real good and your scenery pictures were especially nice. I’ll look them over a couple more times and show them to a couple pals and then return them.

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