Indiana University Bloomington

"Oh, to be 70 again"

Robert A. Cook

Dr. Wells and Sally Cook (Mrs. Robert A. Cook) enjoyed the same birthday — June 7. They exchanged birthday cards for many years. Some years ago, Sally wrote: "I'm 70, Herman. I don't know how old you are."

Dr. Wells wrote back: "Oh, to be 70 again."

From Remembering Herman B Wells, 1901-2000:, March 22, 2000

Thanks to the Bloomington Herald-Times for allowing Digital Wells to publish these excerpts from their archive.