Our hearts live in these hills, bound to these hollers

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Reviving the “darlings” left behind

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THIS IS US

I struggled to understand my father. Here’s what I do know about him.

Illustration: Tetiana Garkusha/Getty Images

1957

1968


The hidden power in your chapters

Someone writing in a journal
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Unlike autobiography, memoir offers a focus or theme. What is your “what”?

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Friends walking by fence
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Mother holding young child
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Bobi Conn

Author of In the Shadow of the Valley — A Memoir. Read more about my work at bobiconn.com.

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