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SISTER JEAN © PJ Hayward New York, 2016 Revised from first publication © PJ Hayward, New York 2008 and 2013 by Hold On Publications In my youth I was one of those kids some people referred to as "A Handful". Others called me "Out of control", "Just plain bad", "Juvenile delinquent" etc.  My father, who… Continue reading SISTER JEAN

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HOW I MET AUNTIE MAME © PJ Hayward, New York 2009 © Revised PJ Hayward, New York 2013 As you may know if you have read a previous post or two on this site, I was sent to a girls convent reform school as a young teenager, I was 13 years old.  I was still… Continue reading HOW I MET AUNTIE MAME