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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

1960s, New York City, Reform school, Separation, Teenagers, Teens, The Family, Uncategorized


First Published 2008 by Hold On Publications © PJ Hayward New York, 2008 Revised 2014 © PJ Hayward, New York If you have followed some of the stories on this site, you will know that I was thrown into a girls convent reformatory school at a young age.  While there, I met and became involved… Continue reading SHIPWRECKED STILL AT THE DOCK