The Only Child (and Her Sister)

Opening a box filled with family secrets

My mother had five children. I was the only girl and came at the tail end of her childbearing. One thing she would always say to me, when I bemoaned having brothers with no sister was that she always wished she had a sister too. She told people she wanted lots of kids because she was an only child.

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Judy McLain

Judy McLain

Shit Creek survivor. Storyteller. Feminist liberal. Southern without the accent. Chihuahuaist.