Seventy years of learning as a teen newlywed, young mother, educator, MS survivor
By Meaghan Downs
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 8:23 am
As her daughter Elissa lay dying, Louise Perry read.
Not the fairy tales and animal fables Louise pored over as a child growing up in Fox Creek in the early ‘40s, but Bible stories.
Anything Elissa wanted to read, mother and daughter read together until Elissa’s death from a brain tumor in 1975.
As the 74-year-old Louise recalls now, sitting on a couch in her Lawrenceburg apartment on a rainy Wednesday afternoon, the loss of her daughter is just one part of her education.
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