By Roberta Sahr
Mildred “Millie” Milby is born in the course of a sour iciness hurricane in Moriarty, New Mexico Territory, in 1908. years later, her relations strikes to Milton, Oregon, the place her father begins a grocery business.
But whilst Millie is simply 9 years outdated her mom tragically passes away, and, even supposing her father Arthur ultimately remarries, the family members is rarely the same.
When Millie is fourteen a spat with Arthur’s moment spouse turns grotesque, and Millie is shipped away to boarding institution the place she is compelled to paintings in a laundry to pay her room and board.
But even with her strained family members relationships and meager funds, Millie refuses to renounce her dream of attending collage. She thrives in highschool and manages to scrape adequate funds jointly to sign up at Spokane University.
This is simply the start of a compelling existence that will see her live on the nice melancholy, bring up 3 kids, and lay to relaxation husbands.
A striking tale of fight and perseverance, Anthem for Millie is a loving daughter’s tribute to an unusual universal woman.
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Anthem for Millie by Roberta Sahr