Gene Pool 2
My mother was a Texan. In 2008, at the age of 84, she died from the complications of Alzheimer’s’ Disease.
She grew up on various subsistence share-cropper farms with five siblings, William, Louise, Pauline, Thelma, and Robert and although her own name was Alyene, she went by her middle name, Ruth.The oldest and the youngest siblings were boys, leaving the composite unit of the four girls to essentially behave as one middle child. 1,953 more words