Friday, December 07, 2012

Betty Huguley's Escape Remembered

Betty Huguley On Her Wedding Day In 1953
Sixty-six years ago today Betty Huguley escaped the Winecoff fire. She showed poise, calm and courage as she edged along a tiny eight inch ledge, four floors above Ellis Street, then descended an aerial ladder to safety. Then sixteen years old, she was a Youth Assembly delegate from Griffin, Georgia. Today she lives in Newark, Delaware.

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