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DAILY LIFE - rationing

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cornwallcsv
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Ken Olds
Location of story: 
St. Just, Cornwall.
Article ID: 
A6757022
Contributed on: 
07 November 2005

This story has been added by CSV Volunteer Linda Clark on behalf of the author Ken Olds. His story was given to the Trebah WW2 Video Archive, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund in 2004. The Trebah Garden Trust understand the site's terms and conditions.

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We didn't feel particularly deprived during the war, we just accepted things as they were. If I couldn't have an apple or an orange I would have a slice of home grown turnip instead and that would compensate for the shortages.

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