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In America, she sewed anything and everything including dresses, skirts, pantsuits, blouses, vests, tunics, belts, and jeans in a wide variety of fabrics. I was often noticed for never repeating the same outfit for long periods of time due to her high volume of sewing production. Yet, it was not until my mother moved to elderly housing when she was eighty-five years old, and still sewing, that I uncovered her old letters and photographs that gave me clues to my paternity and heritage, her real age, and the reasons for her solitary life. Combined with a trip to her Hungarian homeland, I found the answers to the questions I had always held in my heart and discovered my true mother, a stronger, more courageous person than I had ever imagined.
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About the Author
Lynn is Director of Consumer Services with Coats & Clark.