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Posts made in October, 2013

Gritty Grannies

Gritty Grannies

Epigenetics and Me There was a time, long before I was a mother, when I believed I had been handed the hardiness that comes with generations of struggle. From the whole new-Australian settler thing, back to Ireland and its conflicts and famines. I felt it every time I ate a potato. And I believed that it came from my grandmothers. Last week, I read a Facebook post on family history and its effect...

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