The Art of Candle Dipping

      Judy Alter
The Art of Candle Dipping

A short story based on an actual incident in the 1880s in North Texas, when Comanches threatened a family. The mother was dipping candles and used hot wax to protect her children.Told from a young girl's point of view, this story recounts an incident when Comanches threatened a pioneer family in North Texas. The mother was dipping candles when the Indians appeared and used the hot wax as a defense. Based on a true incident from the files of the Log Cabin Village in Fort Worth, Texas, where the actual cabin, with it's vat for hot wax, is located.

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