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Fascination

She said she liked his dog, but it was really about Albert. They hadn’t spoke, but she would hover nearby, watching his assurance and easy humor with his friends, to feel like she was part of the group. She never mentioned him at home. Her father would have whupped her.

Photo: Boys with football at N and Union Streets S.W., Washington D.C. Autumn 1942. Photo Louise Rosskam