Editor’s note: This is the 92nd of a series about growing up in Marysville during the late 1930s and the 1940s written by Bill Boyd. Each article is a snapshot of the people, businesses and activities during that era as seen through the eyes of a young boy.
Boyd was born in Marysville in 1932, graduated from Marysville High School in 1950, and lived the greater part of his life here.
My first goal
Sometime in the late 1930s, when my sister Maryann was a teenager, she really wanted a pair of ice skates for Christmas. So one day when my dad was shopping, he found a pair that was in her size, so he bought them. My sister was going to get her ice skates for Christmas.
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