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Wednesday’s wise women … mothers.

May 18, 2016

No shame in reblogging this …

Coat Hanger Doll's House

We hear a lot about baby boomers; children who are born during the boom period  after a war.  Their existence; the opportunities and success they are bound achieve.
But what about the girl who is born fifteen years before a war. Her life is cut short; her education ended.  Her opportunities will be null and void.  Any hope of university, a chance to develop a career or indeed form a long and meaningful relationship and have babies will be dashed. Instead she will seconded to the war effort making arms, working on a farm or fighting on the front lines.  After years of disruption and loss; she returns to her home if it is still there to pick up the pieces.
Without a complete education the girl is at the mercy of the homecoming heroes.  To recreate the lost community. She becomes a machine to produce a future workforce, slaves…

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. May 18, 2016 6:47 pm

    I want to protest – what about the men. Alas, you are right. It was women and it still is women that take most of the responsibility for family, kids and culture.

    • May 19, 2016 9:26 am

      You know what … my dad also was failed ! so yes Men too .. point taken x

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