Bauert, Missie 1988-04

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Missie Bauert, of Amarillo, Texas, discusses her experience in dealing with the death of her father, Tommy Bauert, a drug enforcement official.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Missie Bauert

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Date: April 1988

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Carrie Scordino

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Reaction to news of father's death, Relationship with father, Shock, Demands of father's job, Tommy Bauert's work with Drug Enforcement officials, Speculation relative to events surrounding Tommy Bauert's death, Tommy Bauert's views relative to child abuse, Notification of Bauert's death, Dealing with loss of father at age 10, Effect on family life, Advice of Pastor, Advice to other teens, Tommy Bauert's continuing role in daughter's life, Early experiences with death, Grandfather's death, Fears, Changes in view with age, Potential for helping children to deal with death

Tape 1, Side 2: Circumstances of father's death, Lack of suffering, Relationship problems, New father figure, Advice to step parents, Relationship with mother, Growing up without a parent, Father's day, Benefits of group therapy, Father's influence upon daughter's independence, Dealing with loss of father (again), Neighborhood, School, Help from peers, Value of positive thinking, Need for attention, Advice relative to explaining death to children

Range Dates: 1978-1988

Bulk Dates: 1978-1988

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