Singers: Kansas Rocking Bird

Like any aspiring singer, Mrs. Elva Miller has had to struggle to be heard. In her case, though, the struggle has been going on for most of her 58 years. When she was a child, people were forever telling her to knock off the singing and please go skip rope or something. But she persevered, joined the high school glee club and the church choir, later studied voice for seven years at Pomona College. Still, whenever she tuned up, people tended to drift out of earshot, and friends politely suggested that maybe please she should take up knitting or...

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