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Age six: learning I don't rule the world.
Age sixteen: too much attention turned my way. Everything I do is under scrutiny: hard to grow like this.
Age twenty-six: got married, all eyes on me!
Age thirty-six: mum of four, tired. Not a real person any more. Need sleep.
Age fifty-six: getting my life back, kids grown and gone. But – getting old.
Age sixty-six: doting granny – on special occasions and holidays only.
Age eighty-six: I’m a great-granny now. Never seen the baby – they’re in Australia now.
Age ninety-six: Death comes…

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    Liz Milne over 6 years ago

    Yep! I'm only half-way along my own list - I do hope it turns out better than my character's life! :P

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    Iarwain Olofsson over 6 years ago

    True to the point.
    But starting from the fhifth SIX one should make sure to make things look better. Me and my girl - at least are determined to get back to 16, now.

    Nicely done.

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    D.M. over 6 years ago

    great way to tell a story through a list!

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    Liz Milne over 6 years ago

    Thanks DM and Iarwain :)

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