YVONNE CECELIA MACK [YVE]

  1967 -
  City of Birth:
NYC
 
 

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It Has Been A Rough Year

I am adding this additional chapter to my introduction, because after I initially wrote the introduction, it was very difficult to come back to it and try to make sense of all that I have experienced through the various stages of my life and the trials that I have endured or overcome.  I wish ...


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The Birth of Charles Leonard Wiggins

The story has already been written for awhile on my blog "From the heart of Praise, Prayer and Perseverance. 0; Here is a link to that posting, Below are the pictures of the blessed event.   http://fromthehea rt-dotwigg.blogsp ot.com/2008/03/an other-2-prayer-re quest-answered.ht ml


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My Entire Life

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Growing Up
"Don't call me Mommy". I remember hearing that like it was yesterday. That's what my Mother used to always tell me and my sister. I guess it was because she was so young.  (pregnant with me at 14) She didn't want people(especially ...
Comments (1) My Childhood From
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07/01/1969
1986
Ma
During the summer months while we were outside playing, we'd sometimes see our Grandmother walking down the block. She had to pass our block to get to the shopping areas on 125th ST. Whenever she saw us she would put a pep ...
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06/06/1978
12/31/1978
Ma's world
Living with our Grandmother was easy for me, at first. With all the "rules and regulation's" I thought it would be a walk in the park. I was real good at being quiet and staying absolutely still. I learned that from being in ...
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06/06/1978
12/31/1978
Mommy Dearest... Joan Crawford ain't got shit on her.
I really can't remember what month she showed up (our Mother) but I'm sure it was probably close to the holidays. I don't believe we were out of school yet. My Mother had made one of her once-in-a-lifetime "visits" to "see ...
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01/01/1977
12/31/1978
Some sort of normal life..........
Our Step-Daddy was good for us for a while. I know one thing, he kept my Mother off of my back. She even acted "normal" for a lil while. I'm not sure but I think he was a drug dealer of some sort. His mom was loaded but he did ...
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01/01/1977
12/31/1978
Living in Georgia with Mommy Dearest
Well, I don't even remember how we got there. We traveled so many places with our mother that they all seemed to just become one big circle. I remember one day pulling up to a "long house". Thats what I called it. Living in ...
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08/01/1978
10/01/1978
LIFE IN GEORGIA
We visited our step-father in  "the army". Yall know it was jail right? I remember him talking to our mother on the "visit" talking about coming back to NYC. My mother didn't want to go back. She wanted them to stay in Georgia. ...
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08/01/1978
10/01/1978
I GOTTA GET AWAY FROM HERE!
Is school out yet? I can't even remember.  That was a nice school we went to in Georgia. Some of the kids were mean as hell though. I guess they knew because of our accents that we weren't from the south. I remember one day ...
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08/01/1978
10/01/1978
WHAT A YEAR...CAN IT GET ANY WORSE?
Well, the year ain't even over yet, can it get any worse? I shouldn't have even ask that question. Little did I know that when you ask that question, things do get worse. I remember some of our neighbors in that trailor park ...
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08/01/1978
10/01/1978
"SPENDING THE NIGHT AT THE NEIGHBORS" YEAH...
 I kept my mouth shut! I turned sideways and spread my legs apart a lil just in case the "wife" wanted to try something. I was gonna need room in that bathroom to knock the hell outta her. She seemed to be real impatient, not ...
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08/01/1978
10/01/1978
GOING BACK TO GRANDMAS IN NYC
Well, were alone again. My sister and I. We stayed in that trailor probably a little over a month. Our mother  ran away thinking I probably told someone what went down and they'd call the cops on her ass. I wanted to but I ...
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08/01/1978
10/01/1978
BACK IN THE CONCRETE JUNGLE
Ok, were back in the city. I sorta have mixed feelings. We're around other family members now. Is it safe? I guess I'll find out later. I haven't seen my mother though. My sister crys damn near every night. My Grandmother can't ...
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01/1978
01/1984
WHY ME MAN, DAMN!
What the hell is that poking me? I thought is was a stick, I really did. "A", whats that? I ask.. "nuttin". I continue watching tv. "Move back on the bed" "why"? I ask... Just move the fuck back! He yelled. Now my heart starts ...
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01/01/1978
01/31/1984
"sigh" WAIT TIL YALL READ THIS SHIT!
Ok, I don't know how I made it downstairs to the car but I did. I was in sooo much fucking pain! My Mothers friend Joyce helped me to the car. She would glance at me with this sad look on her face but was always cautious of ...
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01/01/1978
01/31/1984
NOW I GOTTA LIVE.
Well, after leaving the Hospital we returned home to my Grandmothers house where things were fake and everyone walked around like nothing ever happened. My Grandmother was one of those women who always wanted to make things ...
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01/01/1978
01/31/1984
TEENAGE YEARS
Well, the years seem to be flying by. I've excelled in school, being skipped and all, school seemed so easy, too easy. I use to do my friends homework because by the time they'd finish there would be like only 1 1/2 hours left ...
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01/01/1978
01/31/1984
JHS 43, OOOOH I'M IN LOVE!
JHS 43, that was the school right in the middle of my neighborhood. When I was in elementary school I used to pass by 43 to get to my building and look in awe at all the "grown" kids. I wanted to be like them, well, some of ...
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01/01/1978
01/31/1984
HIGH SCHOOL AND BEYOND
Now I'm in HS. Brandeis HS. Back then there was really only 2 schools you chose to go to after JHS 43, that was Martin Luther King HS or L D Brandies HS. Some people were afraid to go to either school because of the fights. ...
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01/01/1978
01/31/1984
HIGH SCHOOL, BOYS, FRIENDS AND ME.
Let's see, where do I start? My High School that I attended had an annex building. The 1st year I attended the annex (where I kicked that monkeys ass) and then attended the main building the following years. High school was ...
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09/05/1980
07/06/1987
TRYING TO TURN INTO SMOKE... JUST READ!
I was free for one whole month! The lunatic seemed to back off. Whew!  I was so tired of getting whip-lash everytime I thought I heard a voice calling me that sounded like his. LOL! I started going out on daily "excursions" ...
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09/05/1980
07/06/1987
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