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Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford, 2 April 1940

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Tuesday - 12 o'clock Dear Boozie-- I feel like the laziest person in the world today -- I stayed on Mother's bed last night until bed-time; Ellie brought my radio down and fixed it so I wouldn't have to move much more than an inch to work it! And this morning I've been in the same place until a while ago -- But Pop and Addison say that's exactly what I should do at this stage of the game -- and especially under the circumstances -- Anyway, I don't have thick ankles today, so I feel much better!

Postman passed me by, so I guess you either wrote late again, or didn't get to write at all -- Better luck next time maybe -- I know how busy you are!

I'm going to Dorie's early this afternoon and lie on her bed! Anyway, I'm