Growing Up

Grace describes growing up in a large family and recounts her memories of life outside the home.
Grace at 2 years old
Grace at 2 years old

Our Home in Malden

There were 8 children
All for 1 and 1 for all
We were poor
It's nice having your own room
Grace grew up in this house at 80 High Street, Malden
Grace grew up in this house at 80 High Street, Malden

Family Times

We all worked
My brother played football
My job was to set the table
My siblings and I were close
Grace’s older sister Louise, 1929
Grace’s older sister Louise, 1929

Life Outside the Home

I ended up a legal secretary
Memories of high school
I went to church every Sunday
We'd go to Revere Beach
Grace was a legal secretary for Judge Flynn, 1942.
Grace was a legal secretary for Judge Flynn, 1942.

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