taken at the Long Beach Veterans Hospital during the Christmas show.
Phyllis took the three of us (Bunny Chere, me and Bunny Francoise) and
made us part of her sketch on stage. Afterwards, we walked among the
patients and chatted with them until we boarded the Bunny bus back to
the Hollywood Hutch.
So many men
there were WWII veterans missing limbs, or so severely wounded that they
would never leave their beds again. Bringing smiles to their faces and
joy to their hearts was an experience I'll never forget. That was
probably the best Christmas I ever had.
Bryson went on appear in many movies, turning her talents to acting and
stunt work. Francoise and her husband, Olympic skier Stein Eriksen, own a ski lodge in Deer Park, Utah.
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