DORA'S CHILDHOOD



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1959 - Bill and Sandy with newborn Dora

1960 - Dora was a happy baby

1961 - Cowgirl Dora

1961 - Dora loves her daddy

1962 - Wanda describes this photo as "little Butch Dora" - check out the boots

1963 - Dora loves her new baby sister Wanda

1970 - the Lanham family

1970 - Cousins Thelma and Tina

1971 - Dora and Wanda on a Girl Scouts campout

Proud scouts - check out all of Dora's merit badges

1974 (age 15) - Dora's hippie phase

1975 - Dora and a friend ready for the big dance

1975 - Dora and Wanda with their dad

1976 - Dora in San Bruno

1976 - At the prom. Did we really look that goofy back then?

1976 - the Lanhams

1977 - Proud high school graduate

1977 - Dora sitting on her '65 'Stang

1977 - Dora in contemplative pose

1978 - Dora in San Bruno

1977 - Good friend Beth

1977 - Good friend Bonnie

Bonnie was a science nerd. Her brother Freddy was just a nerd. Check out the reel-to-reel

1978 - The 3 Musketeers - Dora, Bonnie, and Beth

1979 - Dora cutting her 20th birthday cake

June 19, 1979 - the birthday girl - this was 3 months before Dora met Mark

1979 - Wanda and Tabby - this was the Wanda that Mark first met in '79 - wasn't she so cute at age 16?

1943: Dora's grandfather and grandmother, and her father, young Bill, sitting on mama's lap

Dora, 1960

Dora 1961. Check out those cowboy boots!

Dora, 1961

Dora and Wanda, 1964

Dora, 1967

Dora, 1967

1967: the Lanham family

Dora, 1968

Dora and Wanda, 1968

Dora, 1969

Dora, 1970

Dora, 1971

Dora and Sandy, 1971

Dora, 1971

1971: Dora had a big crush on her older cousin Ruben

Dora, 1972

Dora, 1972

Dora, 1973

Dora, 1973

Wanda, Sandy, and Dora, 1973

Dora, 1974

The Lanhams, 1975

Dora, 1976. No wait, that's Cher in 1976...

There's Dora in 1976

Dora and Bill, 1976

Dora, 1976

1976: cousins in Harlingen, TX

Dora, 1977

In 1977, Dora graduated high school in Spain (Air Force father stationed there) and moved to San Bruno, CA to live with her aunt/uncle and start college while her family remained stationed in Spain.

California resident, 1977

In San Bruno, 1977

Dora saw Cher again in 1978

1979: Dora was graduating Skyline College the same year her cousin Terry was graduating Pacifica High School

Dora's school pics,1965-73 (thanks for scrapbooking all these mom!)

>Dora's school pics,1973-77

Dora's high school friend Beth and her husband Roy, early 1980s

Cousin Terry, late 1970s

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