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#2195: Willa Cather to Roscoe Cather, June 3 [1942]

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Dear Brother1

The stunning picture of Churchill4 facing the Channel5 has been such a joy to me! I have mounted it and keep it in my bedroom. I've noticed before that it is only his back that is sixty-five years old; his front is a husky fifty. Our backs do give us away!! I was in bed so long6 in March and April that I find it very hard to stand with my shoulders back. I am gradually getting better all the time, though I do not pick up the ten pounds I lost. Foreseeing rubber shortage, I "hoarded" corsets after Pearl Harbor. Yesterday I went to the shop carrying four pair to have them taken in one inch on each side!

My dear love to you all Willie
Mr. R. C. Cather1 Colusa3 (COLUSA) California NEW YORK, N. Y2 JUNE 3 1942 430 PM