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Footnote – 1953: Man Brings Sink and Daughter Too

(This article originally appeared on page 9 of the August 24, 1953 publication of the Abilene Reporter-News and is reprinted word-for-word below.)

Man Brings Sink And Daughter Too

TEXARKANA. Tex. (AP)-Attend¬ants laughed when Casey Williams walked into the hospital carrying a kitchen sink. Then they learned the sink was firmly attached to a finger of 4-year-old Joan Williams.

Williams explained that his daughter got her finger stuck in the sink drain and he couldn’t get it out. So he unbolted the plumbing fixture and brought both sink and child to the hospital.

After a few minutes work in the hospital emergency room attend¬ants reported that Joan’s finger was saved—but the sink was lost.

4-year-old Joan Williams got her finger stuck in the kitchen sink.
4-year-old Joan Williams got her finger stuck in the kitchen sink.
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