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Out of the Dust Chapter 7

By Karen Hesse

Chapter 7

Birthday for F.D.R.

  • Since Billie Jo brought the house down at the Palace, Arley gets her another gig playing at President Franklin Roosevelt's birthday party in nearby Joyce City, where the town will collect money to send to the Warm Springs Foundation. Billie Jo dreams of playing for the President himself someday in Washington, D.C.