The guests had arrived for the christening. A steady stream of admiring relatives and close friends filed past the ruffled bassinet wherein lay the object of all eyes -- the baby. Last in that long line came the eighty year old great-grandmother, whose still clear eyes told of that indomitable spirit contained in her tiny form. With bated breath the rest of the family watched her stoop over the baby, catch her breath, and straighten up with an inscrutable smile on her rather thin lips.
"Prologue to Autobiography,"
Manuscripts: Vol. 4
, Article 22.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/manuscripts/vol4/iss2/22