... What a surprise to see my mother's picture
Subject: 4/23/99 article: The Home Front-and The USO
Date: Sat, 24 Apr 1999 19:21:38 -0700
Greetings from Santa Cruz, California ... where I just finished downloading the above referenced article ... My sister, who lives in Clinton, Conn. where I grew up, emailed me with the suggestion of checking out your website ... and the article written by Bernadette Mahoney. What a surprise to see my mother pictured in the group shot of the Malden Minute Maidens and featured in the shot of the couple jitterbugging! Rita Burns, married Edward Dunn (my dad) years later. I remember seeing home movies of her singing and dancing at the officer's club in Bermuda where my dad flew seaplanes for the Navy. I had no idea that, years earlier, she had played a similar role in ... entertaining the troops! What a kick ... thanks for the valuable images and Bernadette's story that I can now share with my daughter.
Santa Cruz, CA
April 24, 1999