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Mom and Her Brother Ray

My mother had nine siblings Two died young Survivors were four girls, three boys Girls were tight Boys not so much Four lived to be over eighty I called Uncle Ray to invite him to Mom’s 80th birthday party A total surprise to her. Afterwards, she claimed she had not seen him for forty years. I had no idea when I phoned him they were estranged. He lived a mere sixty minutes away He and his wife both came and glared at everybody. I thought it would be a joyous reunion It was not I figure it will be another forty years

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Date: 10/27/2022 1:26:00 PM
nothing's ever easy when it comes to family, caren! your heart was in the right place...
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 10/27/2022 4:17:00 PM
I had NO idea! My mother was close-mouthed about everything.
Date: 10/27/2022 12:10:00 PM
He sounds like a real delight, Caren. No wonder they are estranged.
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 10/27/2022 4:18:00 PM
Hi wife was just as delightful