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NARRATIVE

MY MOTHER HEARD AN INTERVIEW OF MISS BETTY HOO BY
JOHN D. JEST OVER WMGS RADIO IN BOWLING GREEN, OHIO.
SHE WAS AN ORPHAN AT 5, ABUSED UNTIL 16, WHEN SHE
DECIDED TO BE A MISSIONARY. SHE HAS MOTHERED OVER
3000 YOUNGSTERS IN CHINA SO FAR. SHE WAS TELLING
THIS STORY:
SHE CAME TO THE UNITED STATES ON MISSION WORK AND
STEPPED OFF THE TRAIN. THE PORTER ASKED IF HE
COULD HELP HER WITH THE "GRIP." SHE SAID, "I
DIDN'T BRING IT WITH ME. MY MOTHER STILL HAS IT
AND IS SICK IN BED." LATER SHE FOUND OUT WHAT THE
OTHER MEANING OF "GRIP" WAS AND SHE WAS EMBARRASSED.

Where learned: OHIO ; TOLEDO

James Callow Keyword(s): GRIPPE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Stupid man or woman

Date learned: 09-17-1965

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