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200 Souls

The year was 1945. My grandfather, together with millions like him, returned home from the war to a bleak welcome. His family’s house in South East London had been extensively damaged in the war. My father and aunt (then just children) and my grandmother were in dire need of warmth, nourishment, and a roof over their heads. The arrangement in those days was that everyone returning from the front had the right to take up the job that he or she had held before the war, but unfortunately, my grandfather’s former employer no longer existed. It had been razed to the ground during the Blitz. Without the safety net of a social welfare system (such support was years ...

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