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Bob

A wonderful time

They had the house, which was a typical house of the time...

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Ruth

Comfort zone

There weren't many options - you could become a short-hand typist or work in a...

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Name Change

When I was 15

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Birth Mothers

Birth Mothers

Richard and Charles's mothers wrote to the school often to ask after them but they...

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Ruth

I've firmly shut a door

As children we always played out this game of who our mothers were and they...

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A very loving family

A very loving family

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Ruth

Cleaning teeth

But I do remember that you did have to have a bowel movement everyday or you had...

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Music at Foundling

Music at Foundling

The Foundling Hospital had a tradition of music going right back to the ...

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Daniel

The cane

The cane was one of the biggest hobbies they had. The ruler was another hobby...

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Ruth

Nobody's life is perfect

Nobody's life is perfect, we all have triumphs and tragedies and you know yo...

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