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Essay: The Little White Box

Shelley Yorke Rose The acrid smell of boiled tongue greeted us as my mother flung open the door to my grandparents’ apartment on Outer Drive in Detroit. “Dad, are you making tongue again?” she asked, annoyed. No answer. Then my grandmother, all five feet of her, peeked out of the kitchen, apron wrapped tightly around…

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Three Generations – Multigenerational Families

[similar id=44949 type=all] [similar id=44670 type=all] [similar id=44082 type=all] WWII And Three Generations In this World War II-era photo (1944) taken in the backyard at 2476 Clements, between Linwood and LaSalle, in the Central High School neighborhood, you can see three generations of the Cook and Teitel families. Jerry Cook of West Bloomfield, who submitted…

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