TURKEY: November Skies?

More adopted daughters than any other ruler has Dictator Kamal Ataturk, abolisher of Turkish harems. Last week one of his five adopted daughters, Miss Zehra, petite and brown-eyed with jet-black bobbed hair, tumbled from a Calais-Paris express, fractured her skull, died. Said the English Headmistress of St. Margaret's school near London: "We did not have the slightest notion that she was homesick. She seemed intensely interested in the theatre."

Opined the Turkish Embassy in Paris: "Possibly she was depressed by the dull November skies."

Often photographed with Dictator Kamal, his famed Adopted Daughters...

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