I have a history with Little Sue. I thought I was big stuff when I was allowed to ride my bike up to the Little Sue in town. I might have been around 10 at the time. I'd pedal up there on my rainbowed banana seat bike and get a slice of pizza or a candy bar, or just loiter because that was cool. My daughter and her friends thought it was cool when I let them walk up to the Little Sue. Until they realized how long a walk it was. I ended up driving to pick them up.
The biggest history I have with Little Sue took place when I was much younger, maybe 6 or 7 years old. There was an ad in the Southside Sentinel for a little girl with dark hair and a tan complexion to be "Little Sue" in an advertising campaign. I wanted to apply. If I remember the story right, a district manager saw me later in the Little Sue and said I'd be perfect (as I had long dark hair in braids and spent my summer with a deep tan from