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Just a girl from the mill

Beyond the call stories
Date of Publication: 
12 December 2017

I was seventeen when I met Ken. I lived in a little shipbuilding town in Scotland and I was working at the sugar mill. In that town, you just grew up to work in the mills; the boys all went to the shipyards and the girls all went to the mill, and if the teachers saw any spark in you, you'd be a nurse or an accountant.