ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

LIVING IN FRANCE, THE ILLUSION OF PEACE

I Grew Up In The Shadow of WW2; Fear of Another War Haunted My Childhood. Now, As Air Raid Sirens Sound In Ukraine, I Fear For The Children

Photo by Ben Wicks on Unsplash

Born at the end of the war, I had no actual recollection of bombs and destruction, but I’d absorbed plenty of my mother’s stories — the blood-chilling sound of the…

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Janice Macdonald

Janice Macdonald

At 68, I started a new chapter in my life: I moved to France. Alone. It turned out to be quite the page-turner. Still is — even when age insists on a part.