Date: December 24, 1965
Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "There is a special "joy in the air" this Christmas season for a particular Oklahoma City family.. . hearing their son's voice "over the air" on Christmas Eve were Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Thornton, 37 SE 56, OKC. They were able to talk by amateur radio hookup with their 12-year-old son, Richard, who is attending a special school for asthma sufferers (Sahuaro School, National Foundation for Asthmatic Children) in Tucson, Arizona. He is shown at right during the special radio transmission."