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Memories of Mother….

This is an older post from Mothers Day 2009. I decided to share it again and hope you enjoy it….. My Mother’s name was Mary and like her name she lived a plain and uneventful life without thunder, her birth … Continue reading

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Memories of Mother…

My Mother’s name was Mary and like her name she lived a plain and uneventful life without thunder, her birth however was another story. She was born in 1927 in a tent city in Bowlegs Oklahoma during a smallpox epidemic. She was born into extreme poverty and was premature at 4½ lbs. My grandmother had been caring for her sisters and their children who had smallpox. Continue reading

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