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I Stand Here Ironing I stand here ironing and what you have asked me moves tormented back and forth with the iron McQuade 73 She was a beautiful baby You did not know all those years she was thought homely or see her poring over her baby pictures making me tell her over and over how beautiful she had been- and would be I would tell her- and was now to the Seeing Eye But seeing eyes were few or nonexistent Including mineMcQuade 73 She was such a beautiful baby and loved the world around her When Emily was eight months old fathers left them to fend for themselves Emilys mother was nineteen when she was born it was during the depression work was hard to find It came to where Emily had to be sent to her fathers family and left there she was there for a long time because it took a long time to get enough money for her fare back When she came back she was no longer beautifulall the baby loveliness gone McQuade 74 When Emily was two she was sent to nursery school her mother knew that she did not like it Even though Emily was not like the other children never a direct protest never rebellion I think of our others in their three- four-year oldness- the explosions the tempers the denunciations the demands -- and I feel suddenly ill I put the iron down McQuade 74 Her mother demanded this good behavior but what was the cost of this to Emily Smiling did not come easily to Emily her face is closed and somber but when she wants how fluid McQuade 74 She has a gift of comedy that provokes laughter out of the audience so treasured that want her to keep going Emily was seven when she got the red measles she did not get better and she stayed
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