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Has birthday cake--- will share
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Hyde, Alan
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated October 12, 1962 reads, "Four years ago brown-eyed Rita San Carlo was fighting for her life in a Hollywood hospital. The youngster, daughter of Mr. and Mario San Carlo of Van Nuys, was born three months premature and weighed only 1 pound 9 ounces. Doctors gave her a slim chance of surviving and kept her in an incubator for 2 1/2 months. Today, bright-eyed Rita is a happy, healthy child who just celebrated her fourth birthday with her classmates at the Sherwood Preschool in Van Nuys. The school provided the cake for the youngsters, and chest-nut haired Rita proved to be an amiable hostess and a seasoned gourmet. After her tussle with the cake, she found enough energy to open the gifts from her playmates."; See images #00125188 through #00125191 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Girls--California--Los Angeles
Celebrations--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Birthday cakes--California--Los Angeles
Birthdays--California--Los Angeles
Eating & drinking--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
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