Phyllis H. Moore
Publisher: unknown
Pages: 164

She longed to know her father, a man deceased since she was an infant in her brothers’ arms. However Doris Marie’s brothers and uncles were a worried den of men who kept her at a distance. They planned her future when she was a girl of twelve following her mother’s death. She yearned for her childhood days at the bay house where they swam, told stories and roamed the beach. Nothing would be the same without her parents and brothers at her side. Doris would be shuffled from relatives’ homes to a boarding school in San Antonio. Prior to 1936 she would run away and plead to return to her small hometown—to people she knew and they knew her. She longed for the comfort of recognition and to be near the graves of her parents and deceased sisters.It was a chance encounter with another girl and her mother that sparked Doris’s intent to make a final plea to her uncles. However, there ...
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