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Need someone to enlarge and replace front door to allow for handicap usage. Call 210-241-4198.
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Celebrating reunions, old memorabilia together


Celebrating reunions, old memorabilia together
Class of 1951 (back, from left) Paul Foerster, Katie Lou Hoover Klann, Benny Roemer, Henry Castro, (front) Rolland Gerald Varnon, Martha Bayer Albert, and Julia Muñiz Castro.


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Julia Castro
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October 30, 2013
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I had been dragging my feet in writing this column. (So what else is new?) I knew what I wanted to write about, but there seemed to be something missing to make it interesting. The morning of the day that I knew I had to get started I decided to clean one of the drawers in our bedroom. I have learned that if you want to do housecleaning and you feel overwhelmed, tackle one small task at a time. So that’s what I did that morning. I wasn’t looking for anything in particular, just rearranging. When I came upon a wallet in a drawer that held mostly dresser scarves, aprons, head scarves, and shawls, I thought at first that it had belonged to my late brother, Doroteo. I thought maybe I had forgotten I had put it there. It’s made of cowhide and still in good condition. Upon taking out its contents, I discovered that it actually belonged to Henry. I felt that I was entitled to look through it, after 60 years. And there was the missing link to go with my story. . . .

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Henry G and Julia Castro  
Floresville, TX  
November 1, 2013 7:39pm
 
They left off Castro from my name in the caption under the picture

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