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April 19, 2021

Mandy Nolan’s Soap Box #173: She’s leaving home

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Depends on their expertise and age and circumstances could be for the best. I left home at 17 in 1942, Kept in touch with home and have had a great life. My brothers both left home at about the same age. With the same results. sisters were a different story. They left only to marry.
    We are still close family, what is left of it. Don’t despair Mum encourage them to make a great life.

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