|Sandbox Buddies.Left to right: Libby, Peggy Jean, Martha, Pat, Ginger (her caretaker) and Shirley.|
In April 2003, her memoir Breath: Life in the Rhythm of an Iron Lung was published, and her friend, Jack Hunt of Lattimore, threw a big barbecue to celebrate.
|Jack Hunt with Pat (left) and Beth Spitzhoff Jones (right).|
|The town Caboose .|
|Martha's caretakers, left to right, Melissa, Ginger, Judy.|
|Dan at the party with Cindy Hunt Martin.|
|Ginger with the Westmoore Pottery plate commerating Martha's book.|
|Friends, George Hamrick (center) and Jim Fite (right) chatting with Marty Whaley Cornwell.|
|Polly Fite (center) long-time friend of Martha.|
|Table of desserts prepared by friends in the little town of Lattimore.|
It's just not the same when I go back to Lattimore without having Martha to visit. We sandbox buddies miss her very much, and we're thinking of her today on her birthday.