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Babysitting My Mom – Part IX

 A couple of blogs ago I promised to talk about the little German village of Lubben and my relatives who had been left behind the Iron Curtain. We were to leave Berlin early in the morning and journey North by train, deep into … Continue reading

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Babysitting My Mom – Part VII

On the blog before last, I promised to write about meeting German relatives for the first time. Before I go any further, let me tell you that my mother was the family renegade . . . the black sheep of … Continue reading

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Relatives and Genetics . . .

My parents weren’t big on keeping in touch with their families.  My father lied about his age so he could get into the Air Force at 15.  My mother left home when she was 12.  Even though they cared about … Continue reading

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