The Ladies of Maverick: Growing Up in East Boston

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AuthorHouse, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 108 pages
This story is about strong, determined ladies raising their children in what was once a nice housing development and area of Boston, and watching the place slowly turn into a hell hole of violence, drugs and despair. Single, widowed, divorced mothers who shared friendships, laughter, sorrow, and poverty, trying to keep their families together, and alive, families suffering and addictions some which even lead to murder, still these ladies stayed strong against the elements and ravages of time, how they fought to stay and keep this development of this part of the city, which they called home for so long- the housing project they called home, it was the many their world, and refuge and safety behind the brick walls, they would finally be forced out, and would leave as old ladies, tired and sad.

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