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Dad Never Said A Word at the Dinner Table

STORY BY: Anne Wison
YEAR: 1962
LOCATION: Vancouver, BC

Anne remembers her father coming home from work and sitting down at the table, waiting for dinner to be served (just like Maddie's dad in BOOM). Her mom would race around to feed him, and he would eat without ever saying a word to her or to the kids. He was the "Master of the House", and when he was finished eating, he would go into the living room and read the paper. Everyone had to stay very quiet, of course. The only thing she remembers her father ever saying to her at the table was to stop playing with her potatoes. Thanks for sharing, Anne.

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