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The Bad Influence

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The Forties Left An Indelible Print On My Family’s Lives

Fifty Word Challenge #66: Forties

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My mother was born the penultimate year before 1940 and her mother died (in childbirth) midway through. Thus I always remember the start and end of the Second World War and that my mother was raised with her three siblings and numerous cousins by her paternal grandmother…




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Marla Bishop

Marla Bishop

Londoner, philosophy graduate, journalist, relationship coach, wife & mother. MA in Novel Writing; working on 1st novel. Follow me:

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