From Pillar to Post by Kirsten Hodges

By Kirsten Hodges

This tale is predicated on thoughts from a seven yr previous lady in the course of the kids and as much as her grownup years. It was once a unique global again within the Forties. most kids from working-class households have been despatched out to paintings from the age of 14 years.

Denmark was once occupied through the Germans from 1940 until eventually 1945, so Kirsten’s father, like many others, joined the underground opponents. That plus different concerns resulted in loads of dramatic episodes in her existence. Her father all started ingesting seriously from monies he earned making a song in pubs because the purely paintings on hand used to be if you happen to did not deal with the Germans. The relatives used to be very negative and lived in a truly outdated construction in a again road of Copenhagen. those years have been particularly difficult simply because their father left them and the family members turned homeless. So, Kirsten used to be despatched out to paintings as a maid with none guidance approximately what to anticipate within the actual international. intercourse schooling used to be no longer taught to younger women, so Kirsten used to be very naïve and susceptible. as a result of conditions, she used to be married a long way too early. Then there has been the migration to Australia, to a rustic the place girls had not often any rights. with none kinfolk or shut buddies to hang to, this fee a lot trouble and soreness as Kirsten turned a unmarried mom with sons and there has been no Centerlink in these days.

This tale has a contented finishing. Kirsten unearths love and protection within the end!

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