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When Dorothy met Loren | Home Again


October 24, 2018

My father, Loren Bradbury, played football at Yakima High School during the early 1930s. Watching him play in the first football game of the season her sophomore year, my mother, Dorothy Thompson, thought he was cute.

Cute, but probably unattainable.

He was a popular junior. She was a shy sophomore. Nevertheless, she decided she would find a way to meet him. It took a while to figure out how to do that.

School didn’t seem to be the right place. Loren’s classes were nowhere near hers, and if she did catch a glimpse of him, he was in the midst of friends – not that she would have spok...

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