Shortly after I beheld my daughter for the first time, I began to grieve for her not being with my family when she grew up, because families hold a ritual where they look to see what ancestor is appearing in the child. My parents died before they could behold this grandchild. I was not trying to compete with Patrice, or any Hanson. When Marilyn saw that Eutrophia and Heather looked alike, then, I wondered if a great wrong had been righted. Eutrophia was murdered by her husband. My grandmother raised her two sons along with her four beautiful daughters. If heather can acknowledge there exist a part of Eutrophia in her, then I will resume my relationship with her. https://rosamondpress.com/2016/09/16/amnesty-for-my-multiracial-family/
Around 2:30 P.M. on Christmas Day, I opened my computer and showed Marilyn my post ‘Christmas with Eutrophia’. No sooner did she see the top photo, Mariliyn says;
“She looks like Heather.”
Marilyn and I were high school sweethearts. She came over so I would not spend Christmas alone. I now explained how I had a real change of heart after I noticed how much my daughter looked like my grandmother’s sister we Presco Cildren never got to meet, because her husband, John Kelly, shot his beautiful wife dead with a shotgun. Mary Magdalene Rosamond raised the two sons of Eutrophia Maude Wieneke, along with her four beautiful daughter, June, Bonnie, Rosemary, and Lillian the daughters of the writer, Royal Rosamond.
It was Lillian who told me about Eutrophia whom I never knew existed. John had been wounded in WW1, and supposedly had a plate in his head that caused…
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