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Dr. Richard A. Sheppard, Sam's father, describes himself as "just" holding up. He reports that many people have been calling the hospital to check on Sam and that "everyone was being very kind." The reporter also observed members Sam's family return from visiting him and described the family as appearing weary.
Richard A. Sheppard, Richard N. Sheppard, Stephen A. Sheppard, Sam Sheppard, Bay View Hospital, Cleveland Plain Dealer
Cleveland Plain Dealer, "54/07/06 Sheppards Face Tragedy Bravely" (1954). All Articles. 52.