Phyllis Wolman’s story of Annie ⓜ

Things I can remember about my mother. I am 90 years old and was the youngest daughter of 3.  My mother died of heart problems when she was 72.   Her name was Annie KAPLAN (maybe with a c). Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 1890's, Britain

Marion Eisman’s story of Phyliss ⓜ

Two years ago, my brother, two sisters, my husband and myself were all retired. None of us have nine to five jobs. We all acknowledge this with smug self satisfied little smiles and self congratulatory glints in our half shut eyes. In this same year, my 85 year old mother, was laid off from her job. She is a legal secretary. Her boss turned 91 and felt that he only needed one of his two employees, as work is not as abundant as he hoped. My mom was devastated.
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Posted in 1920's, Africa

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