This was 1978 and the town was Enid, Oklahoma. My girlfriend, Rita, was 17 and her sister, Mary, was 15. Their parents were very strict with them and were firm believers in corporal punishment, no matter the age. It was a Saturday afternoon and I had gone over to pick up Rita and take her to her part-time job. She was a waitress at a family restaurant. Her parents only allowed her to work there on Friday evenings and on Saturday and Sunday. The rest of the week was dedicated to homework and chores. When I got to the house, I