Southminster News

VIOLETA POWELL – My Life of Travel & Adventure

I was born in 1941 in Talca, Chile, a prosperous, temperate farming region.  I was the youngest of three and grew up in a house run by a General, not my father. No, it was my mother.  She was the daughter of a French mining engineer who believed that daughters should...

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LIFE ON THE RANGE – by Anna-Louise Fitzgerald

Would you believe in 1958-1959, at age 17, I won first place in the SC State Women's Diving Championship Competitions for the National Swimmers Association on the 3-meter boards?! In public pools, that was the 10’ high dive! I later married my husband who completed...

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