Inherited Diseases: The Night People

While nearly everyone else strips down to tan, Mrs. Norton J. Carlson, 59, of Grand Junction, Colo., covers up for safety. For her, no suntan lotion the chemists can devise is ever likely to be good enough. When Mrs. Carlson set out on a 342-mile auto trip to visit her sister a few weeks ago, it was like minor royalty fleeing restless natives. She waited for nightfall in the shadows of her parlor. Then she put on a dress with extra-long skirt and sleeves, pulled up her gloves, wrapped a kerchief about her face, and stepped nervously into a...

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