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Upstate artist gained fame for postcards, but met misfortune (with photo gallery)

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A young blond girl, dressed in a witch’s red hat and cloak, sits on top of a large, grinning jack-o’-lantern. She has a black cat for company and offers people who look into her eyes a cute, coy smile. It’s a drawing on a postcard, and at the bottom there’s a poem: “On Hallowe’en, Oh, mercy me, The awfullest things that one can see — Ghosts, and goblins, and witches too, And other things to ...


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SchenectadyScott
October 28, 2012
9:53 a.m.

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Great piece, thank you for sharing this story. I have some of her postcards...amazing real life tragedy....

safny
October 30, 2012
10:19 a.m.

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That's just sad.

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