Quentin Evans, conference attendeeQuentin Evans was born on May 22, 1940, to Earl and Olivia Evans. Earl worked for Norfolk Southern Railroad, and Olivia was a surgical nurse. They never intended to have children, but three years into their marriage, Olivia became pregnant. Even after Quentin was born, Earl was away for work more than he was home, and Olivia worked 12-14 hour shifts.

Quentin spent his early years with various babysitters, until he was old enough for preschool, then all day kindergarten. After school, he would ride the bus home and stay with neighbors until his one of his parents arrived home, usually at his bedtime. His parents provided for him financially, while Quentin learned how to cook for himself, do his own laundry, and spend most of his time completely alone.

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