Narrative MC111 - MC 111 Prof C Hunt HINDSIGHT Growing up...

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MC 111 Prof. C. Hunt HINDSIGHT Growing up the one thing that stood out about Grandma Max was her fixation with cards and letters. Grandma Max always counted the number of cards she received each year for Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and her Birthday, and everyone in the family knew she would provide them with the itemized tally during their next conversation. She never seemed to care about presents, but always made mention of who wrote to her. Even the phone calls and visits in person didn’t rate as high. As I got older I judged this quirk to be a sign of shallowness, I couldn’t imagine measuring how much someone cared for you by whether they remembered to send a card. Now, sorting thru boxes in Dad’s basement looking for old movies and pictures to use in my wedding, I came across bundles of Grandma’s letters. Some she had sent to others, many were ones she had received over the years. It was just like her to save them; I could picture her going over each one again and again, counting. At the bottom of one box I unearthed a passel of notes from Second Lieutenant
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course MC 111 taught by Professor Rohs during the Fall '07 term at Michigan State University.

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Narrative MC111 - MC 111 Prof C Hunt HINDSIGHT Growing up...

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