This Bettie will always be special

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Sports Talk

By Robert Howey



  A week ago today, I was watching a Sunday morning program and a segment caught my eye.

It featured the declining use of the name Betty. In a nutshell, according to the report, the name Betty isn’t used to name baby girls these days. Think for a moment, you don’t really hear that name much now.

I’m sure it’s rarer to hear, or see the name Bettie. That’s special to me because that was my mother’s name, the late Bettie Weeks Howey.

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