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"Dear Editor":These things I know
[From The Rosicrucian Digest November 1962]
One winter morning in January, 1917, I was walking up
The guard of honor of Navy officers in two ranks extended from curb to curb. Dressed in service blue and carrying swords, they made an impressive sight. As they executed the turn from
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I was on board an army transport that sank at eleven p.m. the night of May 14, 1918. On the morning of May 15, my wife, who was with her mother in
When the Washington Post arrived, a few lines on the front page stated that my ship had been sunk. No details were available, but before noon my wife received my cablegram announcing my safety.
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Many years later, I received a critical injury one night at eleven o'clock, miles from the post where I was stationed and where my wife then was. At that hour she was awakened by hearing me call her. She said she saw me falling, and the experience seemed so real that she did not go back to bed.
I had asked the doctor not to call her until after seven the next morning. When he apologized for such an early call, she replied, "You didn't disturb me. I didn't go back to bed after he fell and called me."
--Colonel Perry E. Taylor
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