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Title:The Last Goodbye - A Visit to a House of Many Memories
Author(s):Getz, Lowell L.
Southern Illinois
Abstract:Within the past year, both my uncle and aunt passed away, leaving me owner of the small unproductive southern Illinois family farm , with its unpretentious seven-room house dating back to the mid-1BOOs. As income from the farm declined and medical bills escalated, my uncle and aunt were unable to keep up with needed improvements, and the house fell into disrepair. It will have to be razed. It is within this house that my family roots lie and in which my early life unfolded.
Issue Date:2005-01
Publisher:Nostalgia Magazine
Citation Info:Reprinted with permission from Nostalgia Magazine January 2005, pgs. 4-8.
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Rights Information:Copyright 2005 Lowell L. Getz
Date Available in IDEALS:2009-05-29

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