[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9830951/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/840350/custom-color/01010f” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]
Betty Ann Wagner was 14, and her sister, Juanita, was 11. In a telephone interview yesterday, Betty Ann Wagner, who now lives in Burbank, Calif. – her sister, Juanita Wagner Hiltgen, lives in Redlands, Calif. – recalled the events that have heaped significance on an innocent exchange of correspondence.
The Wagners, whose home was on a farm in Danville,Iowa started the pen-pal mail at the suggestion of a teacher who had visited peacetime Europe in the summer of 1939 and collected the names of children her students might write to. here is that radio interview with Foster Braun.