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October 24, 2014

Guest column The sighting of my first bikini in 1957

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  • pflinn posted at 4:38 pm on Tue, Jul 29, 2014.

    pflinn Posts: 260

    Good one!

     
  • gecroix posted at 3:32 pm on Tue, Jul 29, 2014.

    gecroix Posts: 3000

    Back then, you hardly saw any bikinis?
    Nowadays, you can hardly see the bikinis.

     
  • pflinn posted at 3:16 pm on Tue, Jul 29, 2014.

    pflinn Posts: 260

    I recall that it was pretty scandalous to wear a bikini in 1957! Usually only celebrities wore them back then. My mama said, "No!"

    If you knew my mama, you would know why....She kept a firm hand on me...
    too firm, at times!

    Good story--a blast from the past!

     
  • Jarvo posted at 10:08 am on Tue, Jul 29, 2014.

    Jarvo Posts: 409

    Great story, if you haven't read his books , you are missing out on a lot of local history of this island.
    Thank you Mr. Cherry, you are the best.