Radio: Goal: $1,000,000

On This Is Your Life last fortnight, Host Ralph Edwards appealed to his audience to send a million dollars to Dr. Laurence Jones, founder of the Piney Woods Country Life School, Piney Woods, Miss. (TIME, Dec. 27). In the first four days, nearly $150,000 poured into Piney Woods. By this week the total had risen to $500,000, and letters were still arriving.


Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!