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Judy Garland’s Mother Was The “Real” Wicked Witch

“I never felt wanted unless I was onstage performing”

Photo of Judy Garland in “the Wizard of Oz” | Public Domain

In almost every photograph and film from her early life, Judy Garland is smiling. From sharing sodas with teenage heartthrob Mickey Rooney to posing for photographs with her elder sisters, young Judy always seemed effervescent and happy.

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If history was a Hollywood movie, the editing room floor would be littered with the stories of women clipped to make room for men’s stories. We are here to tell those stories.

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Ilana Quinn

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I am a university student who writes under a pseudonym about history, life and faith. :) https://www.buymeacoffee.com/ilanaquin

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