I want you to find george find him and be sure to

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I want you to find George. Find him and be sure to tell him I forgot him. I want him to know I had my husband just the same and my children and my house like
any other woman… Tell him I was given back everything he took away and more.” Granny did marry a man named John, but her strength was again tested when he died at a young age, leaving her to raise their children on her own. “Sometimes she wanted to see John again and point to them and say, well, I didn’t do so badly did I?” She had been strong enough to carry the burden of two lost loves and raise good children at the same time. Having a conversation with one of her children, Cornelia, in her last days made Granny’s act somewhat bitterly. With her daughter whispering about her and saying she should be humored at her old age, Granny felt like she had been in some way betrayed. “It was strange about children. They disputed your every word.” She felt like Cornelia was treating her like a child. “The thing that most annoyed her was that Cornelia thought she was deaf, dumb, and blind. Little hasty glances and tiny gestures tossed around her and over her head saying, ‘Don’t cross her, let her have her way, she’s eighty years old,’ and she sitting there as if she lived in a thick glass cage.” These gestures and whispers made Granny feel as

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