Tri-City Ledger -

By Earline Smith Crews
Guest Writer 

My dream of being a majorette died hard


July 19, 2018

I saw her in the 4-H parade in Atmore. I saw her picture in the Mobile Press Register leading the high school band down Government street during Mardi Gras, I saw her picture in LIFE leading a band in New York City for the St. Patrick's Day parade. She was the most beautiful girl in all creation.


She strutted and twirled and smiled through gleaming Ipana whitened teeth and lips outlined and glowing with Helena Rubinstine candy apple red lipstick.

Huge hat with fluttering feathers held by gold braiding, chin strap holding it all on top of Breck Girl curls.

She stopped the marching...

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