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Stuck in the Mud

by cambsaction

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Contributed by 
cambsaction
People in story: 
Sylvia Atkinson Nee Snell
Location of story: 
Farnworth, Lancashire
Background to story: 
Civilian
Article ID: 
A4038266
Contributed on: 
09 May 2005

I was 4 years old and I think it was 1940 on Christmas Eve when a bomb dropped in the cemetery at the end of the street. My sister and I went to have a look the next day. We looked in and we lost our weelies in the mud. When we got home we were told off as we'd weren't supposed to go!

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