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    Chapter2;part 1 My Father.

    My father's tale is one of heartache.He began working at the age of 14.As many did in those days.At home they never had a lot of money and when he saw my mom an entire new world opened up for him.She came from a rich family but wasn't happy,so she ran far away from them.Into my...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Mar 22, 2008

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    Chapter 1,part2;my Grandmother.(fathers Side)

    My grandmother's story is not that big.It started in a little town near Moscou,Russia.She was about 18 when the war arrived there.She lived with her parents,1 brother and 2 sisters on a small farm.Animals walking in and all all the time,sleeping on a stack of hay on the floor.It...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Feb 24, 2008

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    Chapter 1,part 1;my Grandfather (father's Side)

    Born in Belguim,as 4th of five children in a workersfamily,it was a hard time growing up.The war was lurking behind every courner and all they did in those times was wait,work and survive.Even the smallest had to work in the local factory and when the war twenty years later began...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2008

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    What Is Writing to Me..

     Writing is like flying on the wind,sometimes it goes fast,sometimes it goes slow but always i never know where i will end up.
    illiona illiona 26-30, F 1 Response May 29, 2009

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    My Book

    I'm planning on writing my book here piece by piece.It's about my family,about three generations dealing with the same illness,all in a different way.It's about life and dealing with it.It's actually one big piece of poëtry.I'm gonna open every door i can see in my mind.The...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Feb 24, 2008

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