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Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford, 1 April 1940

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Monday afternoon Dear Boozie - I can't half write 'cause I'm sitting up in the bed and my "shelf" is too high now to use as a writing -desk, so all my tummy is between, and it's not so good - But I wanted to tell you about my trip down to the hospital this afternoon - Addison gave me the once-over this time - And Miss Nance was at my elbow - They're going to be mighty good to me down there - What do you suppose I've picked up now? A few nice little hemorrhoids! One as big as the end of Addison's finger and several smaller ones, he said - Now why did I have to do that? I don't see how I got them, exactly - I remember one night in Richmond when