Life was different back in those days

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Had my mother lived, she would have turned 110 on her last birthday. Many years ago when God was looking for volunteers to come home a bit early, Mother must have raised her hand because she died. I still miss her.

But you know as I think about my mom and how things were when she was a little girl, I sometimes wonder how folks made it.

For those of you out there under 60, life was a tad bit more difficult when my mother was a girl. The truth is we’re all more than a little spoiled.

Most students know how exciting the last day of school is. Well, it hasn’t always held the elation of “school’s out” for the children way back then.


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