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Where Are Your Papers?, Rebekah Mccloud May 2014

Where Are Your Papers?, Rebekah Mccloud

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My friend of 30 years died recently. Her husband called one Sunday in February to say she was gone.


You Are The Momma Now, Rebekah Mccloud Mar 2014

You Are The Momma Now, Rebekah Mccloud

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I am a proud member of the sandwich generation. Sociologist Dorothy A. Miller coined the term in 1981 to classify people who care for their aging parent(s) while helping to support their own children


Age Is Nothing But A Number, Rebekah Mccloud Jul 2013

Age Is Nothing But A Number, Rebekah Mccloud

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I am one of 76 million children born in the United States between 1945 and 1964. I am a Baby Boomer and have reached the age when I am counted as a bona fide “senior citizen.” I received my AARP card nearly a decade ago amidst some grumbles and groans until I realized all of the discounts it afforded me.