Sharing Stories

Mary, her sisters, and Keeper

My mother found a dog when she was a child and kept asking her mom, “Can we keep her? Can we keep her?” So, her dog was named Keeper and then ours was also. In the photo are sisters Bea, Margaret, Mary, and Sally. Mary is holding Keeper’s head up between her hands. Bea has a guinea pig on her lap.

Mary Boley, Westport, Washington resident, shared this sweet childhood picture and the story that goes with it.

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