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12/15/07
would not suffer. They had given her an anesthetic and she only moaned softly when they took her away - and didn't know about it. I begged Claude to let me go with him but he refused. He wanted to be alone. He kissed dear Mother goodbye (sick in her bed) and refused to get on the heavy ambulance with only one horse. Then came the awful waiting - I finished the story Mother had been listening to (after ambulance) but it was all about death. Finally Father wanted to go to bed, so I went to my room and took off my dress and shoes and put on a kimona
Chandler Bragdon born. 7? lbs.
and lay down - and suffered - about half past ten - it must have been - I heard Herbert Caring come down the steps and rushed to the window and he said "Claude telephones Char and the boy are both alive and prospects good - will phone in the morning!" It was likely a message from Heaven and I rushed to Mother and heard her breath a prayer of thanksgiving. Then came I time of reaction but Dec. 16. Monday later I must have fallen into a doze but suddenly was wide awake and in the window. There stood my darling boy looking up to me - so alone -and saying in oh, such a pitiful voice "Char - Char is dead - may

12/15/07
would not suffer. They had given her an anesthetic and she only moaned softly when they took her away - and didn't know about it. I begged Claude to let me go with him but he refused. He wanted to be alone. He kissed dear Mother goodbye (sick in her bed) and refused to get on the heavy ambulance with only one horse. Then came the awful waiting - I finished the story Mother had been listening to (after ambulance) but it was all about death. Finally Father wanted to go to bed, so I went to my room and took off my dress and shoes and put on a kimona
Chandler Bragdon born. 7? lbs.
and lay down - and suffered - about half past ten - it must have been - I heard Herbert Caring come down the steps and rushed to the window and he said "Claude telephones Char and the boy are both alive and prospects good - will phone in the morning!" It was likely a message from Heaven and I rushed to Mother and heard her breath a prayer of thanksgiving. Then came I time of reaction but Dec. 16. Monday later I must have fallen into a doze but suddenly was wide awake and in the window. There stood my darling boy looking up to me - so alone -and saying in oh, such a pitiful voice "Char - Char is dead - may

12/15/07
would not suffer. They had given her an anesthetic and she only moaned softly when they took her away - and didn't know about it. I begged Claude to let me go with him but he refused. He wanted to be alone. He kissed dear Mother goodbye (sick in her bed) and refused to get on the heavy ambulance with only one horse. Then came the awful waiting - I finished the story Mother had been listening to (after ambulance) but it was all about death. Finally Father wanted to go to bed, so I went to my room and took off my dress and shoes and put on a kimona
Chandler Bragdon born. 7? lbs.
and lay down - and suffered - about half past ten - it must have been - I heard Herbert Caring come down the steps and rushed to the window and he said "Claude telephones Char and the boy are both alive and prospects good - will phone in the morning!" It was likely a message from Heaven and I rushed to Mother and heard her breath a prayer of thanksgiving. Then came I time of reaction but Dec. 16. Monday later I must have fallen into a doze but suddenly was wide awake and in the window. There stood my darling boy looking up to me - so alone -and saying in oh, such a pitiful voice "Char - Char is dead - may
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