Once

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Once

By Lucinda Saue

Once I was a child in a family of 5, two younger sisters who happened to be fraternal twins, born 6 minutes apart. My Dad was a 2nd born son with 3 brothers and one sister, she was the youngest, “oops” baby born 7 years after the youngest boy. My Mom was also one of five, but in her family it was four girls and one boy, and Uncle Keith was the middle child.

Once we lived in Wisconsin, rich in family, cousins all around, many on dairy farms.

Once we enjoyed our cousins aunts and uncles for picnics, holidays-Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the 4th of July especially, birthdays,...

 

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