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When We Were Young Joy McLaughlin, Recording Genius From the pen of Marsha L Burris I grew up in Newell where Joy McLaughlin got the best Christmas presents of all my friends. Sometimes I already knew what would be under … Continue reading

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When We Were Young That’s Just Klaus From the pen of Marsha L Burris My sibs and I grew up in Newell, in a 1950s brick rancher that sat on the northwest corner of Mary and Osborne Yeomans’ dairy farm. … Continue reading

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When We Were Young Swimming with Snakes from the pen of Marsha L Burris Baby, it’s cold outside! Christmas hasn’t even arrived yet and it’s seventeen (17) degrees! My gloves are asking for gloves. Reflecting on the summers of my … Continue reading

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When We Were Young Risky Business from the pen of Marsha L Burris I recall few details about first grade but I remember this: I was a money-making machine. Frances Mathis was my teacher that year and she remains to … Continue reading

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When We Were Young Barefootin’ in Newell from the pen of Marsha L. Burris Summer arrived for us the first warm day we could shed shoes and socks.  No calendar was consulted.  Feeling the lush cool clover under our feet … Continue reading

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