A Kiss For Daddy, Courtesy Red Cross

This photo and the article below were featured in the Monday, March 5, 1967 edition of the Mill Whistle

In the picture above, six-year-old Michele Lee signs off with a kiss after making a recording for her father, First Sergeant Thomas M. Lee who was stationed on Okinawa.  Sgt. Lee's family was among those making recordings for servicemen recently at the Leaksville-Spray-Draper Red Cross office.

Michele's mother is shown, seated; and at right are grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Hugh T. Lee.  Standing at left is Mrs. John Hodges, Red Cross chairman for the project.

Hugh Lee is a retired Fieldcrest 50-year employee.  Mrs. Thomas Lee is the former Madeline Brown, daughter of Ronald Brown, also a long-service Fieldcrest employee now retired. 

The Leaksville-Spray-Draper Red Cross chapter arranged for the recordings for overseas serviceman with the cooperation of the Thomas A. Edison Industries of Greensboro.

(Article  submitted by Michele Lee Grant )

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