Joan Wheeler’s book Forbidden Family – Personal psychodrama, lies and other things that don’t belong in a book.
because it is NATIONAL ADOPTION MONTH I’m reblogging this post
By Gert McQueen, written April 22, 2010
‘Three things cannot be hidden, the sun, the moon and the truth.’…Buddha
Chapter 15, as Joan is ‘preparing for Liverpool’, to see our sister who lives there, she tells us about meeting our father at work. I’ve addressed this in another post, but for accuracy sake and setting the record straight again, she misrepresents our father’s work situation. He was not a machinist, didn’t work in south Buffalo, at this time, 1976, he worked at the City Hall of Buffalo NY as a civil engineer and part-time at Sears as a sales representative. Our father’s natural way of discussing things is in a straightforward way and yes at times he can be abrupt. I am also that way, as I believe Ruth is. Joan does not understand straightforwardness or abrupt ways of talking that leaves no opportunity for argument. She only knows a…
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