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Mildred’s Joy

When I met Mildred, she was sitting on the front porch of the house her betrothed, Louie, had built for her seventy years before. A widow then, Mildred took care of herself and her home. She hand-stitched quilts, crotched afghans, and reaped from her garden. She canned food and stored things up for winter. Mildred …

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