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Valentine Sweethearts – Part IX

When my grandparents at Bakke got married, they had already had a prolonged engagement. My Grandmother bore her first child some time in the years to follow. The child was a boy, and he did not survive being born. They named him Nils, and nearly never talked about him again. Their second son was born… Continue reading Valentine Sweethearts – Part IX

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Valentine Sweethearts – Part VIII

My Grandfather Kåre was born to my Great-Grandparents Peggy Eugenie and Adolf Margido in 1925. He married my Grandmother Gunvor in 1948: Kåre was 23 and Gunvor was 21 when they got married. Gunvor was only 43 years old when her first grandchild (me) was born, younger than I am now!!! They were later divorced,… Continue reading Valentine Sweethearts – Part VIII