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The Doughboy Turns 50!

In 1965, the Pillsbury Doughboy (aka Poppin’ Fresh) made his debut as a cheerful, chuckling ...

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The Wonders of Our First Fancy Washing Machine

During the ’40s and ’50s, in Columbia, South Carolina, our comfortable home was always “open ...

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Kissed by a Monkey!

My grandkids and I have a tradition of playing a question game we made up. ...

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The Reminisce Interview: “I Lived a Decent Life.”

The Reminisce Interview is a conversation to connect generations. If you’d like to participate, read ...

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Wonderful Memories of My Mother’s Thimble

It looks like any ordinary sewing tool, but it’s my treasure: I found my mother’s ...

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“It’s Just a Jar of Peaches”

MOTHER had a lot of faith in God, which she truly needed in 1933. My ...

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A Soldier’s Final Christmas Present

As I remember, it was September 1942, and the nation had been at war for ...

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Your True Christmas Miracle Moments

  The Mail Train Brought a Life-Changing Message MY MOTHER told me this story from ...

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Mrs. Beasley, My Girl’s Best Friend

Mrs. Beasley came to live with us in Weirwood, West Virginia, in 1970. She was ...

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My Dad Served as a “Black Cat” in World War II

I followed Dad through our basement to his file cabinet. He pulled out a large ...