Flagpole Sitting

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Flagpole Sitting - Indianapolis Girl Is Only Five Days From...
Indianapolis Girl Is Only Five Days From Flagpole Sitting Mark . . ' By HORTENSE MYERS INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) A 17-year-bld Indianapolis girl is five days away from setting a national record for a stunt that most Americans connect with an era before she was born. Miss Mauri Rose Kirby has been seated upon or, more accurately, curled around a 171 foot high flagpole since last August 16. If she sticks to her self -de termined ordeal until Sunday; she will have broken a mark set in 1955 by Kathleen Donham, Tacoma, Wash., which Miss Kirby has been told is a record. Race Driver's Namesake For Mauri, born on Memorial Day and named for the man who won the 500-mile auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on the day of her birth, this flagpole sitting

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  1. The Franklin Evening Star,
  2. 27 Jan 1959, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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