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Story Abstract


Name of the Storyteller:  Brenda Stroud


Title of the Story:  Lipstick and Beechnut


Story Source Material:  Original Story


Taletype Classification of the Story:  Personal Story


Story Rating:  General Audience


Abstract/Summary

The teenage years are challenging for both parent and child, and most often, time is the best cure for the wounds that these tumultuous years inflict.  In my home though, we had a secret weapon.  That weapon was laughter -- the best medicine -- and it was truly antidotal, if  not at times preventive.  

This story tells of a Saturday when at sixteen, my mother and I traded tricks.  These tricks caused us to laugh at ourselves and laugh at each other.  In fact, we are still laughing.

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  Cheri Eastwood, 2004

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SCHOOL OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS.
Elizabeth Figa, 2004