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Originally Posted by look 171 View Post
The old couple next door to my parents were depression era people. I was in high school and was helping her out with a drawer back in the 80s. Upon opening the drawer, a thousand plastic bags came flying out. She said, young man, "You may laugh at me for saving all the bags and other useless items, we grew up in the depression, so everything must be saved for the rainy days to come." until one come across an event like that, we can read and watch TV all day long but will never get it. Those are hard working people.
I think it's unfortunate for me that I never really got to talk to anyone about those times that lived through them. My grandfather passed when I was in college. I wasn't really that focused on relatives at that time. My loss, for sure.
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