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remembering mom

At 14 mom drove a cab barefoot along 5th Avenue. At 18 she was the swamp buggy queen, and got to kiss the winning driver. For 50 years she was a pastor’s wife, teaching Sunday School to teens and women and leaving secret notes in their Bibles.

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Retrospective: 2008

At 14 she drove a cab barefoot along 5th Avenue. At 18 she was the swamp buggy queen. For 50 years she was a pastor’s wife, teaching Sunday School to teens and women and leaving secret notes in their Bibles. At 74 she is dying in my living room, remembering it all. Or none of it.

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