Ann Arbor News, January 30, 1965
B-r-raving The Elements. "Grin and bear it" seems to be the motto of newsstand operator Alan Sheperd and gas station owner Herbert (Bud) Twining Jr. as they brave near-zero temperatures to serve their customers. They are typical of many workers who follow in the footsteps of mailmen when frigid air, snow, sleet and rain make working in the great outdoors far from great. Continued cold weather is forecast for the weekend.
Sun, 09/28/2014 - 12:16pm
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Dorothy Wilson was born November 28, 1911, in Mount Vernon, New York. She grew up in New York, where she also met her husband, living for several years in Brooklyn. She became a Licensed Practical Nurse and worked at the Brooklyn State Hospital. After her husband’s death she retired and moved, in 1972, to Ypsilanti to be near her family where she became active in volunteer work for Church Women United through Brown Chapel AME Church in Ypsilanti, the Beyer Hospital Auxiliary, and the Ypsilanti Historical Society.