Angela Mumford
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 I am 82 this year and all through my life our generation has been forgotten.  We were born in the Great Depression and our parents were wrapped up in a struggle for survival then.  Next were the war years and the same thing happened.  When I was in my teens I left school to look after my baby sister while mother went to work.  I did not have a teenage, as such and was sent out to work when I was 15 to help towards the family upkeep.  Any ambitions I had were disregarded. At the time I did not…See More
Jun 20, 2011
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"Welcome to Grey Pride Angela! Thank you for showing your support for this campaign and for your thought-provoking blog entry. We want everyone to discuss the issues this campaign raises - it is great to hear what you have to say!"
Jun 20, 2011

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It is interesting that the fifty-somethings now are being accused of what went wrong over the last five decades according to the comment made on my blog.  My daughter's generation was the one that challenged the establishment, threw out old moral concepts and disregarded the older generation's values.  It was largely spawned by the philosophy that humans were innately selfish and allowed to go their own way, society would eventually stabilise itself, which it did for a while. (See…

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Posted on June 20, 2011 at 18:59

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I am 82 this year and all through my life our generation has been forgotten.  We were born in the Great Depression and our parents were wrapped up in a struggle for survival then.  Next were the war years and the same thing happened.  When I was in my teens I left school to look after my baby sister while mother went to work.  I did not have a teenage, as such and was sent out to work when I was 15 to help towards the family upkeep.  Any ambitions I had were disregarded. At the time…

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Posted on June 18, 2011 at 11:33 — 2 Comments

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At 14:02 on April 2, 2012, Kathryn said…

Hello Angela

I hope you are well.

I thought I'd send you a quick message to draw your attention to a new topic I've just posted about community resources as I think you'd have some good thoughts to share on the topic!

I'm looking to encourage us all to discuss local resources and community events, and as quite an active member of the site I was wondering if there any local projects in your area you'd like to tell people about? You can see my post and reply to it here.

Look forward to hearing from you

Kathryn

At 8:57 on August 17, 2011, Grey Pride said…
At 9:51 on June 20, 2011, Grey Pride said…

Welcome to Grey Pride Angela!

Thank you for showing your support for this campaign and for your thought-provoking blog entry. We want everyone to discuss the issues this campaign raises - it is great to hear what you have to say!

 
 
 

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