A disease also canceled the 1967 White Station prom

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 29, 2020 6:28 AM CT | Published: May 29, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Dan Conaway
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Dan Conaway

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I would like to dedicate the prom White Station didn’t have in 1967 to our classmates — the students of T.W. Patterson High — and to their quiet courage and inner strength. 


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