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Teto free pdf "My great, great, great grandfather, Daniel South, born 19 July 1795, was smothered by sand at age 29. He probably didn't have time to write. So he didn't." And that's one of the reasons why Teto did. With a Revolutionary War soldier and a Civil War drummer in her lineage someone had to pen some of this amazing family's history for posterity. Juanita "Teto" Heffington was born on her grandfather's Iowa farm in 1923. At six weeks old her parents divorced. At two her grandmother died and her grandfather remarried. Mother and Teto were subsequently evicted with a suitcase, a saxophone, and five dollars. They lived in hotel rooms before moving to Los Angeles in 1935. In 1941 Teto married Dick Heffington. Sears fired her shortly thereafter for being married- there was no women's lib. She played string bass and worked for the County Recorder. With Dick now gone Teto and their two sons retain their sense of silly, and Teto still writes, for her own amazement. A poignant, sweeping portrayal of American history through the lens of an unusual family and perhaps the most interesting woman in the world, this memoir is one part history lesson, one part practical life lessons, and one part feel-good nostalgia dripping with humor, pathos, unique insight, and downright wackiness. You will meet unforgettable characters, both human and animal, and yearn again for a time when the world seemed big, and flat, and you really thought just about anything was possible.

About Juanita Heffington

Juanita "Teto" Heffington is a 91 year-old crackerjack with no plans to leave the planet. Because she was her mother's husband and son, all her life she's been that woman that does things other women won't dare to do. Like painting a two-story house, plus the verandah ceiling as she walked across an improvised scaffold 10 feet above the brick patio. Every fall she's pruned 38 trees with her own saw. She's mixed cement to lay brick, and built fences. She's spent 1000 hours pulling down ceilings and repairing an old house for resale. She's helped work on cars from a 1941 Ford, and many VWs, to a Porsche and Mercedes. She's whelped puppies and kitties. And she's never been grossed out by anything. Especially bugs and wildlife. Married for 65 years she suddenly found herself single again at 86 and decided to embrace life fully, with both arms wide open. With a Revolutionary War soldier and Civil War drummer in her lineage, and children who live and play all over the world in her posterity, she just might be the most interesting woman in the world. And she doesn't even drink beer!

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Author : Juanita Heffington
Publisher : Turnaround Books
Data Published : 20 August 2014
ISBN : 0991140311
EAN : 9780991140312
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 380 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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  • Teto free pdfTeto

    . "My great, great, great grandfather, Daniel South, born 19 July 1795, was smothered by sand at age 29. He probably didn't have time to write. So he didn't." And that's one of the reasons why Teto di