Maureen

 
Maureen

born 1940
from Somers

8 Stories

1.5 min
Maureen talks about her reaction to two events: the Moon landing and a 24 hour blackout in New York.
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4.5 min
Maureen's parents owned a grocery store in New York when she was a child. She was helping at the store and learned how to cut butter right to the ounce.
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3.6 min
When Maureen was young dating was innocent and simple. Recently she visited her old neighbourhood and was surprised how everything was smaller than she remebered...
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1.6 min
Maureen worked at Reader's Digest for twenty years. She remembers the owners who were very kind to their employees.
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1.2 min
For ten years Maureen practiced Irish step dancing. Her grandfather, who was originally Irish, insisted on it and paid for the lessons.
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3.4 min
Maureen had a wonderful childhood. She describes the games she used to play in the city and in the countryside. She remembers the day when her family bought their first TV: it was a Sunday and everybody was exc...
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4.9 min
Somewhere along the line Maureen got the bug to travel. She had great times on her travles. In particular, she speaks about her travels to England and Ireland.
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4.2 min
Maureen had a beautiful childhood in New York City. She played in the streets with her brothers and sisters and made a lot of friends. Once the city was safe and they could go to the movies or a play late at ni...
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