Vacations: There's No Place Like Someone Else's Home

Neighbors could hardly help but notice the strange things going on at the home of the Preble Stravers in Bethesda, Md. Two days after the Stravers left on vacation, another family moved into their house, drove about in their car and frolicked on the front lawn with the pets. Meanwhile, residents in Clearwater, Fla., were equally startled. Shortly after they saw Mrs. Jess Thacker (a widow) and her three children pile into her car with suitcases, another family arrived and made themselves at home.

The Stravers and Thackers were merely playing the newest...

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