Gloria Ann O’Betts

01/05/1922   —   07/04/2010

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Born: January 5, 1922
Death: July 4, 2010

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  • Bruce Larkin

    It is ten years after Mrs. O’Betts’ passing, but I just came across this page. Perhaps no one will read this; nevertheless I want to give a warm appreciation for her. I was a client of Mrs. O’Betts while attending Stocking Elementary School in Grand Rapids in the 1950s. I had a stutter that was perplexing and frustrating to me and to my family.
    I have never forgotten the calm and caring — even loving — attitude that Mrs. O’Betts brought to our sessions. She did help me: explicitly to deal with the speaking difficulties but just as importantly by her implicit acceptance and support. She helped make my childhood bearable.

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