1953 Jan 7 CJ story

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1953 Jan 7 CJ story - TX'edne sclav, January 7, 1953 rMlVVPA .Ye-7...
TX'edne sclav, January 7, 1953 rMlVVPA .Ye-7 .Ye-7 .Ye-7 TALK ABOUT WOMEN The Boy Turned Girl STRANGE THAT SHE should have chosen that name, Christine. For during her brief existence as a woman, she has been the target of many un-Christian-" un-Christian-" un-Christian-" un-Christian-" un-Christian-" like comments. Mercifully, they have been in the minority. For - though a Jew taw the ridiculous, the majority taw the tublime. Among the latter group were three wise men: Ernest ,V. Heyn, editor of the American Weekly; Bennett Cert ; cf Random House and Ward Greene of King Features. . This trio joined forces to obtain the story of Christine Jorgenscn, former GI George Jorgensen, and to tell it - with all the dignity such a miracle of virtual rebirth warranted. ., Their sympathetic understanding of the Inner con flirt Christine was experiencing and of the tremendous adjustment she must make to her new life has wrought a beautifully told tale of a fare and remarkable personal ' experience. Aided by one of American Weekly's finest writers, Irmls Johnson, who went to Copenhagen to work with the young woman, Christine tells the history of hef life from early boyhood and bares the emotional problems which have beset her since her conversion to the feminine sex. The dignified account of her experiences both at a boy and at a girl not only will serve science well but alio will effectively establish a guide for peoples of the world to understand and accept other medical marvels of sex changes destined to follow. Christine's story of her life will appear in five installments installments in forthcoming issues of the American Weekly, which you get with your Sunday Enquirer. A longer version version will be published by Random House in the fall. THE PAY-OFF: PAY-OFF: PAY-OFF: It was a baffled cashier of a Cincinnati Cincinnati hospital who looked down at the three $1000 bonds a woman plunked down in payment of her husband's husband's bill of $2150. "We can't accept these," the cashier stammered. "What do you mean you can't accept them?" retorted retorted the patient's wife. "They're lOUB hospital's bonds!" There was a huddle of heads in the cashier's cage, then a reluctant outlay of J850 in change to the woman! SHE SAW RED: After having had a New Year's Eve date with her dreamboat since last February, Cincinnati miss saw spots before her eyes on the day before her date when she looked into her mirror. They were the measles! RISKY FRISKY: L. Pierce Brlntnall, president of the Figure Skating Club of Cincinnati, is a picture of glowing glowing health. Almost any day of the week that there is ice at the giant Cincinnati Garden rink you can see him doing skating figures or dances with his attractive wife, Norma. In addition, he plays tennis every day at the Cincinnati Gym. But despite his amazing vitality, Mr. Brintnall recently recently was turned down for insurance. Reason: "Too old." He's 70! - 1T YAKKITY-YAK: YAKKITY-YAK: YAKKITY-YAK: Me and my big mouth! Several weeks ago my boss asked me how I was feeling syicc that super-duper super-duper super-duper job Dr. L. Courtney Jack performed on me. Giving him a dead-pan dead-pan dead-pan look, I solemnly announced that Dr. Jack might have to perform ANOTHER operation! Obviously startled, he exclaimed, "Oh, no!" "Yes," answered I, suppressing a giggle with difficulty. difficulty. "I've got so MUCH energy that Dr. Jack might have to operate again to DE-VITALIZE DE-VITALIZE DE-VITALIZE me!" Four days later came an interoffice communication from the inner sanctum telling me to write an additional column. teS

Clipped from The Cincinnati Enquirer07 Jan 1953, WedPage 9

The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio)07 Jan 1953, WedPage 9
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