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Apr 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Originally published in March 1998, this article was authored by Mary Ficklen who was a free lance writer. To the best I can conjure, it appeared in a paper in Dallas, Texas. She, at the time, lived near Desdemona.

“Old Dr. Snodgrass did not learn my name. I was the last of the baby Browns he delivered.

Among old family papers was his note to A.C. Brown for a “girl delivered, 1885′ and a “boy delivered, 1888, $5 each.

He delivered my father, and my father insisted that he deliver his first child, me. My mother was still angry about that when I carried my first child.