Incredibly well-written, and such a sad story. I’m very moved by the daughter’s words at the end. It is a shame that her mom tried to start a new life and did her best with the five kids, and lost her life in that way. The only good part is that several of the children did survive. Clearly Sheila Sharp did a good job of protecting them as best she could, and loving her siblings the way her mother always did.

Journalist & author of nerdy novel CARRIE PILBY (film version‘s on Netflix). Finishing up offbeat memoir. Love dogs & puns. Read more: http://carenlissner.com.

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