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    Thursday
    Feb252010

    Susan Sontag on Memoir

    Today’s Memoir/Family History Quote
    “It's a pleasure to share one's memories. Everything remembered is dear, endearing, touching, precious. At least the past is safe, though we didn't know it at the time. We know it now. Because it's in the past; because we survived.”
    Susan Sontag
    Today’s Literary Birthday
    Anthony Burgess, British author of the chilling novel A Clockwork Orange, was born on this day in 1917. A poet, playwright, composer and critic as well as a novelist and screen writer, Burgess was chosen by the Times of London as one of ,”The 50 Greatest British writers since 1945,” in 2008.
    Today’s Memoir/Family History Memory Trigger
    Each day we offer a question or action to help you trigger your memories of things which will make your memoir or family history richer, more detailed and more interesting. Reflect on the prompt and see what ideas it triggers. Here’s today’s:

    What is your earliest childhood memory?

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