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They met in college at a time of comparative innocence. Father Knows Best was the rage on TV; Ken and Barbie weren’t yet a couple. The TV show and the famous dolls, one might suggest, were bookends for a real-life romance that began 65 years ago on the campus of Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene. A 1953 graduate of Fort Worth Poly High School, the former Sue Cherry spread her wings at H-SU. She, like millions of others, was caught up in the Father Knows Best series, and she was dead-solid certain that her dad, the late John Cherry, also knew best – ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

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Lamesa, TX 79331
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