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What Happens To Kids Who Raise Themselves?

Can they be functional adults?

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“Glenna raised herself.”

My Aunt Martha said this to my father when I was still a teenager. He didn’t disagree with her. My dad and I spent a lot of time apart when I was growing up, partly logistics and partly because of my mother. She wanted nothing to do with him, and it irritated her that I still adored him.



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Glenna Gill

My memoir, “When I Was Lost,” is available now. Stay in touch with me at