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The Grace Of Pretend Mothers

Remembering the women who helped shape my life

Photo by Huha Inc. on Unsplash

As a kid, my favorite part about spending the night at friends’ houses was the challenge to make their mothers love me. I was determined to be the perfect young lady. Never once did I complain about the food or talk too much or disobey their rules. As a result, I was always invited to come back and be part of my friends’ families for a…

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Glenna Gill

Glenna Gill

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