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he had an eye for the pretty girls

Jan 83 from London, lives in Surrey, married for 63 years, three sons, four grandchildren, one great grandchild.

How are you? 

Inside I feel the same person I always have. Although I am more patient nowadays! I am happy with my lot. My dread is dementia or going blind.

What’s your most memorable experience? 

I was evacuated during the war to Chichester, I was 10 years old. I moved in with a family where I had to share a bed with their daughter. Her father was a lorry driver and they only used to bath once a week. I had come from a middle class family, it was very different. One day we had been out for a walk, when we returned I was told my mum and little sister had been killed. A bomb had hit our house,  my dad had been at work so he survived as did the family dog. I remember crying myself to sleep.


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