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Passages [Nov. 15th, 2010|12:38 pm]
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Two months past her 87th Birthday, my mother Margaret Palmieri, died here in Columbia MO. She was ill for about 6 weeks and passed quickly and fairly quitely. I miss her very much. I took care of her for the last 4 years and we became great friends. She was:
A coal miner's daughter, a WWII Rosie the Riveter, a dancer, a mother, a wife and partner, a builder and a compassionate lover of all things and all people. She even put up with me when I was my very bitchiest. And above all, she was a helluva' broad.

[User Picture]From: hadesbabe
2011-02-01 06:43 am (UTC)
I'm so sorry. And sorry I didn't see this sooner.
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