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This letter from Ronald Reagan was sent to Jean Wright, the second wife of Norman Wright, Harold Bell Wright's youngest son. Reagan refers to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), an American Protestant denomination that dislikes competition between denominations and emphasizes aiding the poor and disadvantaged.

 

THE WHITE HOUSE
WASHINGTON

March 13, 1984

Dear Mrs. Wright:

It is true that your father-in-law's book, indeed books, played a definite part in my growing-up years. When I was ten or eleven years old, I picked up Harold Bell Wright's book, That Printer of Udell's, which I'd seen my mother reading, and read it from cover to cover. Perhaps I should tell you I became an avid reader at a very early age and had my own card for the Dixon, Illinois Public Library. I made regular use of that card.

That book, That Printer of Udell's, had an impact I shall always remember. After reading it and thinking about it for a few days, I went to my mother and told her I wanted to be baptized. We attended the Christian Church in Dixon, and I was baptized several days after finishing the book.

The term, "role model," was not a familiar term in that time and place. But I realize I found a role model in that traveling printer whom Harold Bell Wright had brought to life. He set me on a course I've tried to follow even unto this day. I shall always be grateful.

                         Sincerely,

Mrs. Jean B. Wright
[address]

 
 

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