Ruth's Genealogy

“And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.”

This note was written by my grandfather Miles Francis Stanley II to his then-girlfriend and my grandmother-to-be Charley Belle Rogers:

Susan Pix (44)

June 16, 1933

Dear Kid:

Will be down tomorrow. Don’t know just when but I’ll be there. Donno who I’ll bring. Perhaps Dick Wright. ‘Member him? He’s my pal and th’ only gent in the world who is nearly as big a fool as I am.

Miles Francis Stanley II


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