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Is “Call the Midwife” an Aide-mémoire or Something More?

Jennifer Worth (September 25, 1935 – May 31, 2011) This PSB-BBC series is fascinating. As a glimpse of British life in the 1950’s and 1960’s, it is without peer. But is it just a memory piece, or is it a … Continue reading

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Was Our Mom Named After This WWI Heroine?

Edith Cavell (December 4, 1865 – October 12, 1915) I’ve always wondered why Mom was named Edith at birth. Since she was born slightly more than 7 years after this English woman‘s death by German firing squad, I can only … Continue reading

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