The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 10, 1968 · Page 218
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 218

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, November 10, 1968
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Says a widow who has spent 27 of her 77 years in fortresslike Central Stale: "I make my own bed and lake care of my things and try to help some of the other ladies who need help. I suppose you could say I don't have much to live for, but you hang on to life." In Agnews State Hospital, California, a 68-year-old grandmother says: "Time is endless here. Yes, some of the old ladies talk to each other, but some just stare at the four walls. When that time comes for me, I hope I'll be dead." Hundreds of equally poignant cases could be cited ... a bedridden old lady at Richmond State in Indiana fondling a doll ... a 70-year-old spinster at Central Islip in New York puttering over a llowerbox and asking bitterly: "Did you ever see a freak watering plants?" . . . An old man at Manteno State in Illinois, struggling to remember his age and how long he'd been there, finally mumbling: "I been here a long time. ..too long..." 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