Education: Prodigy

At 3, she was able to use a typewriter.

At 4, she wrote a poem and made her first public speech.

At 8, she published a book of verse, Mother Goose in Esperanto, which some people, including her mother, thought was a wonder.

At 9, she had mastered 13 languages.

At 26, she made the pink front page of the New York Evening "pono-") Graphic. The photograph showed her lolling in bed, clad in scant, fluffy negligee, with a sad but inviting expression on her face. This happened last week.

She, Winifred Sackville Stoner Jr., was supposed...

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