COLORADO: Honeymoon

Barbara Ann Edwards was only 18, a tiny girl with a winning smile—especially when she looked at U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet Ules Lee Barnwell Jr., 22, of Greenville, S.C. But in the year that they knew each other, neither Barbara Ann nor Lee Barnwell had much to smile about.

They had met and fallen in love in March 1958 at an academy dance, which Barbara Ann attended on crutches because of a foot broken in a skiing accident. By last December they were engaged, looking forward happily and hopefully to Lee Barnwell's graduation, when they could be married. Then...

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