By Fran Baker
Kitty Reardon got here from a coal mining relations; Ben Cooper from a mine possessing one. Then he rear-ended her motor vehicle on a gloomy, wet night--and risked his lifestyles to tug her to protection. Kitty felt attracted to this beautiful, involved guy, yet she had a daughter to elevate and a union to symbolize. And a earlier that advised her approximately any guy.
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