Lisbeth Leonard
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1954, Darien, CT

One day on Walmsley, when I had been out, I came in to hear an unusual scurrying in the new left bedroom. When I went up to check, Doug and Dan, age about 8 and 6 looked guiltily and when I asked what was up, they sheepishly produced a collection of miniature cars. When I heard their explanation we packed the cars in a box and marched over to Stolers. Bill met me at the door and I explained what had happened. He immediately took over – scolded the boys about their home and parents and required them to sort through Sunday papers to make it up. And I left it up to them to honor their sentence. And so they did so well that when they had finished their sentences – they were hired for quite some time.

Lisbeth Leonard
Southbury, CT 2011

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