August 12, 2022

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A Mother’s Perspective

  We have been all someplace as we grew up. A lot has been written...

 

We have been all someplace as we grew up.

A lot has been written about these first ten years

we every have spent on Earth

if we lived that lengthy.

My dad. Mother took the image. That’s my brothers and me within the again seat. The oldest is useless. The youngest has agreed he may be represented right here. That yellow constructing is the place the previous Stars & Stripes was assembled for European distribution.For me, that is the again of an previous navy blue Ford station wagon, outdoors my apartment-style dwelling in previous West Germany. We lived right here when my mother and father have been within the US Air Pressure, purely by probability. Perhaps they might have been in Ponca, Oklahoma.

From web archives: this constructing is awaiting destruction. It’s not occupied right here however I lived in C-3, that’s second to the final set of balconies, and C is the center balcony. Condemned Stars & Stripes are on the finish of the block.I used to be in previous Heidelberg alongside the Rhine, simply earlier than a bridge →I used to be laying at the back of that station wagon when this got here on:

I used to be rooted there in that second. I’m going there sometimes. I really feel what it was like to put at the back of that automotive with the solar beating down on me as we ready to drive dwelling to that house constructing outdoors Darmstadt.

The place do you go? Someplace particular,

I hope. I hope your individuals beloved you the way in which mine beloved me.

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Within the yr earlier than previous West Germany (1964–1968)

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Picture credit score: My dad. Mother took the image. That’s my brothers and me within the again seat. The oldest is useless. The youngest has agreed he may be represented right here. That yellow constructing is the place the previous Stars & Stripes was assembled for European distribution.

 

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