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Sympathy Cards for the Death of his Mother

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  While in training at Ft. Hood, TX, his mother, Gladys, died unexpectedly on August 14, 1958. Elvis returned to Memphis on emergency leave. Graceland would receive an avalanche of sympathy cards from around the world. A few are shown above, along with an unidentified news magazine.

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