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[[stamped]] AUG 13 1924 [[/stamped]]

FOR PRIZE CONTEST
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"WHAT BURPEE'S SEEDS HAVE DONE FOR ME"
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It is ten years since I found the true road to health and happiness. During the spring of 1914 I was interested enough to look over your wonderful catalogue, select some seed for both vegetable and flower production, and began to live. I had been in poor health for years and had had no desire to do the work I later found most helpful.

The cultivation of my different plants (my adopted family, I call them) has^[[|]]been so interesting, the outdoor exercise so beneficial, that love of the big out-of-doors that has come with the constant contact with my plant family has given me a conception of the wonders of nature and an understanding of the real beauty of God's handiwork I had never enjoyed before.

This labor of love brought true happiness. I love each little plant as it peeps through in the springtime, and care for each one tenderly and thoughtfully. I love each day of summer as my beautiful garden flourishes.

I have found health and happiness in caring for my exquisite plant family and they have been a never-ceasing pleasure.

My gardens have been grown exclusively from Burpee's seeds.

^[[Mrs Addie V. Coe,
1047 Mountain Ave, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho]]
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