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Back to the ‘Hood, Babyhood

  I Am Born Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show. (David Copperfield) My mother recorded my birth details in my … Continue reading

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Lily and Lilac Bouquet

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Facing Our Fears: You’re Not Alone

(Another letter to my Mom) Dear Mom, (Dec 7 1988) Thanks for the early Christmas card. Your comment about ‘hearing’, coupled with your 1989 ‘coming events’, finally put my mind in tune with what has happened to you. One forgets … Continue reading

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Be Not Afraid

(Another letter from my mother…) Dear Chris, (April 12 1989) Your postcard from the copper mine with its wry comments made me smile — I know just what you mean. You’ve been on my mind of late, so I bought … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Letter to her Son

In October 1974, my mother wrote me a letter to explain my history. In doing so, she told me a little of her life’s story. Here is what I have discovered about my mother from her birth in 1923 to … Continue reading

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My Mother

Now here is a woman that gave me the very foundation of my life. (Don’t they all?) I’ve spent the better part of seven years researching her family tree, and my father’s family tree, on ancestry.ca. She didn’t know her … Continue reading

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