Most kids at the park were afraid of the clown,

but this one, once she allowed herself to be made up,
drew dozens more to let themselves be transformed.

Thanks to Bert Cheatham for scanning this 1972 photograph for me, and to my sister-in-law, Patti O'Connell, for correcting my spelling of "photograph."
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