What Is A Daughter?

Hooker, Avelyn
September 1979
So's Your Old Lady;Sep1979, Issue 22, p16
The article presents the author's opinions about her daughter. From early childhood she was an assertive individualist. She had a perceptive mind and became concerned about the relation of people to their environment, about people's relation to each other, and about the interaction of people within families. She cared enough about these people that she devoted her career energies toward helping people develop to their fullest potential. She advocated a healthy mind within a healthy body. A tragic accident ended her beautiful life and many people are better because she touched their lives.


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