The other day I was going through some things my Mother had. She passed away a few months ago. Among a few papers in a box, was one sheet of paper that appears to be part of her autobiography. It told of her being a small child walking behind a man who was plowing a field with a mule team. It told of a cousin I had never heard of. Since it was only one page it didn't have much but it started me thinking.
Everyone should keep a record of things that have happened in their lives. We tend to forget as we get older, or we don't remember quite like it was. I have started my own autobiography for my children to read after I'm gone. It will give them insight as to the kind of person I am, and the events that have taken place in my life. They know me as their mother, but they don't know me as a person.
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