Read Twain's tribute to his daughter Jean, who died in her bath
during an epileptic seizure on Xmas eve 1909. It's as close to a good
cry as you'll ever see.
On Mar 24, 2008, at 10:49 AM, Carmela Valente wrote:
> Dear Good Folks:
> I often think that if Mark Twain were a guest at my home, even
> though I
> loved his humor, I would have told him to be himself and not feel
> that he
> had to be "on display" but if he needed to sit quietly, just do
> so. Also, I
> would inform him that if there was a situation in his life that
> warranted a
> good cry, to go ahead and do that also. In his correspondences,
> was there
> anyone who echoed my sentiments?