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Hello Beautiful Soul,
Many of you don't know much about my history. I was born 22 years after my oldest brother and 12 years after my sister as a mid-life "oops" baby. My mother had her first child at 18 and me at 41; my dad was 48. They were already grandparents and really didn't "want" another child.
Having said that, my mother always said there was a reason for a mid-life baby. I grew up with many nieces and nephews close to my age and had a large extended family and many friends. My childhood was fun and full of life!
My mother passed away on New Year's Day, 31 years to the day that her mother passed away. I was 31 when she died. The year I had my daughter. My mother never had the chance to meet my children or see me as a grandmother (Glammy & Me-Maw).
Today she would be proud of the woman I've become and the obstacles I've overcome over the years. I'm proud of the woman I have become. It hasn't always been easy, and I know I've turned down some bumpy roads, but...
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