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Life lived with purpose: My Legacy

Legacy

It’s a well-used oblong velvet pin cushion; a fabric square faded nearly the color of dried blood slipped over an unknown form.  Wrapped four times about the middle is a stretched out strip of elastic stuck in place by a white-headed pin.  Several large hat pins secure faintly shiny leaf-shaped sequins from a forgotten project.  A small wooden spool of Coats & Clark’s (Textured Nylon, price: 15 cents) is dropped over the remaining pearl-headed hatpin.

It always sat on my grandmother’s dresser.  A sweet, calm, centered, hard-working farm wife during the Depression, she lived her life with purpose.  My legacy.

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