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When Harry met Mabel
In 1939, the college was Christian College, and Smith has a bevy of luminous memories far beyond being herded to church every Sunday and wearing hats and gloves whenever Cathys, as the young students were called, were allowed to leave campus. Smith, originally from Bardstown, Ky. (“If you’re a bourbon drinker you’ve heard of it”), wanted to attend the University of Kentucky, but her dad nixed that. The school had a reputation for wildness.