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Valerie Hurley

Valerie Hurley was once a secretary who answered children’s mail to Dr. Seuss. She is the author of St. Ursula’s Girls against the Atomic Bomb (Plume) and lives in Charlotte, Vermont.

— From September 2008
Essays, Memoirs, and True Stories

The Whiskey On Her Breath

My mother left our home in an ambulance on a sunny spring morning while my sister, my brother, and I were at school. I was in the fourth grade.

September 2008
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