Ben has a new camera. Erin walks in the room with shorts and cute top. She poses coyly, and he takes a picture. The picture becomes a pin-up for the soldiers at Camp Lee. Since losing Curt, Mary Ellen is overly protective of John Curtis.
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[narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal
In 1942 the coming of spring to Waltons Mountain brought a keener appreciation for all living things than ever before. With the rest of the world in chaos, here we felt a sense of life renewing itself. For my sister, Mary Ellen, it was a time when she was emerging from a painful winter and struggling to achieve a renewal of her own.