Letters, Nov. 11, 1935

Picture of Grief


Acting upon an impulse which I imagined was largely a result of the particular mood I was in that day, I clipped from an insurance advertisement occupying p. 3 of your Sept. 16 issue, over a legend which ran in part "Motherless All Day. . ." the well-snapped picture of a round-eyed, marvelously wistful infant wearing an abused, tearful look of profound and perfect grief. Since then I have found that at least seven acquaintances also had the "impulse," saw, clipped the picture. . . .


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