Audrey: Vaughn, he was a little fussier. He looked at everything. He looks things over inside and out. He is great for giving everything a good look before he goes into anything. His mind is going a mile a minute, but he doesn’t say much about it. He doesn’t like to write,but he studies very carefuly and he remembers everything. I do think he still does that. Anything he has to do he thinks about it very carefully. He thinks it all through!
Deardra, (She was found sound asleep up in the attic) I thought she got lost in the woods. I about had a ﬁt! She had played all day in the attic. It got dark and the rest of the kids came down but she fell asleep in her part of the attic. You all had a part of the attic that was your own. Spencer just (climbed the ladder and) stuck his head up (through the attic opening) and looked around and came down and said not there. We were calling Deardra, and we had started to go up the road, calling Deardra. It was hours before we found her. They (a local police ofﬁcer) brought her down from the attic. She has been lying down near the front window, behind the chimney and the ofﬁcer went up and got her. The law enforcement ofﬁcers were smiling when they brought her down. They thought they had a lost child on their hands. They were relieved. It was hours before we found her.
Deardra and Heather tagged along after Crystal. She would haul you along for mischief, like knocking on somebody’s door and then running away.