I was the one that didn’t want to go down on Sunday night January 31st, because I was worried about getting hurt. I went home and said:
Mom, Dad, (I knew they were going to save me), no boy your grades are failing, no, boy, you better stay out of that.' But they went along with Frank and Joe!
[They said], 'You go down tomorrow, we’ll say our blessings for you. Oh by the way, I want you to dress like you’re going to church.'
[I said] 'I want to wear overalls.
[She said] 'Who’s your mother?'
[I said] 'You are.'
[She said] 'You do what I tell you.'
[I said:] 'Yes Ma. Okay. But suppose I get killed?'
She said: 'You’ll be dressed to kill! Mothers are always right.
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