One Day in August

One Day in August

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Born and raised in Newark, NJ, the Author allows us to share her personal memories of life in a Public Housing Project in the 1960s. After the death of her father, she began to seek refuge into her childhood memories as well as digging deeper into her ancestry as a way of removing herself from the pain of her loss, only to re-discover the blessings that her father left behind. During her journey, she is exposed to many heart breaking and joyful lessons, causing much confusion and pain along the way. Remembering how it was and knowing how it is, would allow her to create a balance between past and present that would ultimately find a life that has come full circle.Holidays were always special at home, each one carrying memories that we would talk about for years. ... For years we had real Christmas trees, decorating them with lights, tinsel, and various ornaments that mom and dad purchased along with the ones we would make in school. ... Daddy would take us to Bambergera#39;s Department Store in Downtown Newark each year to sit with Santa so we could giveanbsp;...


Title:One Day in August
Author: Maria Gonnella
Publisher:Author House - 2013-07-15
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