TITLE

The Gardenia Corsage

AUTHOR(S)
Hill, Edith Patterson
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Guideposts;Feb2008, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author relates how she was able to know that her boyfriend Jack has passed the test of her late father. She describes the qualities of her boyfriend and how he relates with his family, especially with her brother Chuck who has a mental disability. She states how Jack proposed to her after he met an accident on his way to her home for her mother's birthday. Her mother cried after receiving the gardenia corsage chosen by Jack for her birthday because it reminded her of the gardenia corsage she received from her late husband before they got engaged.
ACCESSION #
28780868

 

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