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Rose fills Leona in on what she received for her birthday and Christmas from her honey, and she asks Leona how she is doing.

Danny's letter starts off reassuring that if she moves to Detroit she would get a good job and like it. He mentions Mimi, Mario, Emil, Louie, and her brother Bob. He is excited that she will be coming down to Detroit, especially since he will be…

Danny suggests that Leona has a one-track mind because she is unwavering in her decisions. He says he will try to be fair with her: she can come to Detroit when she is ready, set the engagement, pick the ring, and they will be married when she is…

Louise apologizes for not answering her mail promptly. She points out that her sister writes to 10 men in the service and that she only writes to 5. One of them had gone overseas and she had not heard form in 2 months. When she encountered his mother…

Rosina inquires about the flood and encourages Leona to come to Detroit. It would be in Leona's best interest in order to spend time with Danny since he may leave for the army like Dominick Celestine. She asks about Mimi, Jean, and Joe.

Fray writes to request that Leona ship the waffle iron (pizzelle iron) to her since her mother is staying with her in Detroit.

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The letter is two-sided; one for Leona from her cousin asking her to come to Buffalo and be her confirmation sponsor, and the other for Johnny (nicknamed Moonshine). There is a short update on her school progress, passing from 7B to 7A and then best…

The letter from Danny was hand delivered by Paul Perfetti. Danny continues to question why Leona will not move to Detroit especially since her mother is there. How much longer will she have him suffer? He jokes that he is being a good boy and that…

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Emelio updates about work and the family. He is working 6 days a week. Fray is feeling better again. Mother and Matilda are busy with house work. He tells her to stop writing and come there. She can earn well ($50-60 per week). If she has no…

Bob informs Leona that he won't be able to keep their plans for the end of the month because Della is getting married. He lets her know that he has seen Danny and reports how good of a boyfriend he is. He went ot bed at 9:30. He refrains from sharing…

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