Gina Pertonelli

  1984 -
  City of Birth:
Toronto
 
 

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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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Going to the Fair
One of my favorite memories as a child was every year going to the fairs and festivals that all the surrounding small towns had. Toronto always had something going on. My mom would take me to these constantly. I always wondered ...
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01/01/1991
12/31/1991
Buying my first diamonds
When I was 16, my mother said it was time to go buy my first pair of diamond earrings. I was really excited, espcially since she didn't even let me get my ears pierced until I was 13. I waited that day with more anticipation ...
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06/01/2000
06/30/2000
Amusement Parks!
Following along with this tradition of my mother seeking out her lost idyllic youth by dragging me to every fair and festival that came our way, she also took me every summer to the Centreville Amusement Park. She always said ...
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01/01/1985
06/30/2000
If I Only Had a Heart.........
The Wizard of Oz was one of my favorite movies growing up as a child. I must have watched that video at least 1000 times. I could recite every word. But the first time I ever saw the movie was when my mother took me to ...
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01/01/1985
06/30/2000
Calling My Mom a B***H
The day that I finally snapped at my mother was a day that comes back with a full clarity and shame. My mother was not the easiest person to grow up with - two girls alone in a small place. We both had strong personalities ...
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01/01/1984
08/04/2007
Betrayed
I like the betrayal theme and would like to add my story to the potpourri stew.  My mother and I never had much money growing up. My mom was somewhat unstable mentally and could hold a job for several months ...
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01/01/1984
08/04/2007
My Father
I don't know my Father. I have some vague memories of him when I was a little girl. Mostly my parents fighting.I told YOU to pick her up! You did NOT! You said you would pick her up! No it's YOUR turn!Geez parents, if I ...
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01/01/1985
12/31/2007
The Indignity of Death
I was the one who found my mother. She had stayed home from work that day - which she did many days so it wasn't anything unusual - and I went to school. I knew she was sick, but could never tell if it was her health habits ...
Comments (6) My Entire Life From
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01/01/1984
08/04/2007