Malaprop's Bookstore
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If you are looking for more general information, please visit my About Me page.
Q: When and where were you born?
Ruby and Barbara
A: I was born on November 9, 1950, in Greenville, South Carolina.
Q: What was your family like?
A: I have one sister, Linda, who is three years older than me. We were typical sisters: sometimes we had fun playing together and sometimes we wanted to claw each other's eyeballs out. We liked to play paper dolls together. Our favorites were the movie stars, like Dinah Shore. There were never any baby paper dolls, so we cut babies out of the Montgomery Ward catalog.
My dad was very funny. He loved dogs and car races and swimming. He could do cool magic tricks, like sticking a toothpick through his cheek. (Ouch! How did he do that?)
My mom was very good at sewing. She made great doll clothes. She could also make doll cradles out of oatmeal boxes. She always made chocolate pudding with colored sprinkles on top. 

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