Dixie Cole, front row, far left, wore leg braces as a 6th grade student in the Galion-Iberia area in the 1950s.
Dixie Cole, around age 4, shortly before exhibiting polio-like symptoms.
Dixie Cole and her little brother Richard around 1945.
Slaughenhaupt family portrait, 1990s: Dixie, seated. Behind her are sons John, left, and Jim Jr., center, and husband, Jim Sr., right.
Dixie Cole graduated from M. B. Johnson School of Nursing in 1963.
Dixie Cole, front row, second from left, and the Iberia High School Senior Play Cast.
Dixie Cole, front row, 7th from the left, went with her senior class from Iberia High School to Washington, D.C.
Dixie and Jim Slaughenhaupt on their wedding day, June 12, 1965.