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Chasing Ghosts: Alberta (Stradford) Dickson

[This post is the fifth in a series, “Chasing Ghosts.” If you haven’t already, you should read the first entry, “It’s like he knew it was coming.”] For third time in four grandparents, I have to say it again: I never knew my grandmother Alberta Dickson, my father’s mother. And of my four grandparents, she is probably the one of whom people have spoken the least. Of the few things I know about her, one stands out: she was a practicing Christian Scientist. Where people have talked to me about… Read more Chasing Ghosts: Alberta (Stradford) Dickson