Letters received by Dennice DuRay, 1951, and
Gladys L. Regan, 1955-1958, both of Downey, CA, from male correspondents. The
correspondences appear to have been initiated by DuRay and Ragan in response to
advertisements placed in the personals sections of Los Angeles newspapers.
Information, both in the letters and circumstantial, suggests that DuRay and
Ragan may have been impostors, possibly even the same individual. The letters
contain substantial discussion of sex, including homosexual acts, although the
orientation of the men was predominantly heterosexual.
No independently verifiable information is presently available on either
Dennice DuRay or Gladys L. Ragan. What information is available was gleaned
from the letters addressed to them by a series of male correspondents, none of
whom met either DuRay or Ragan in person. This information is inconsistent, and
suggests that DuRay and Ragan were less than truthful to their correspondents.
Indeed, the contradictory nature of some information suggests that DuRay and
Ragan may have been impostors, possibly even the same individual.
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