Education: Awfully Strange

When Eva Mae Bradbury started school near the little Kansas wheat town of Ada (pop. 150), she happened to be the only one in her class. She sat in with the second and third grades and wished that she might soon skip a grade, or that a new family, with another child her age, would move into the neighborhood. She kept on wishing.

Last week, the Ada High School held graduation exercises for its Class of '49: Eva Mae Bradbury, 16 (see cut). All through school Eva Mae had sat in with other classes, had never really had a room or a...

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