Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Memories of Cousin Susan


She was a bit older than me but that did not matter. She taught me how to make a mat out of palm leaves. She taught me to say my first words in Spanish. But above all, she was my guide when I was barely able to walk and talk!

Cousin Susan was my mentor. She was always by my side and walked hand in hand with me all the way. She knew from the get go that I was blind and was always constantly explaining things to me.

We played together. We walked together. We swam together, and at night she told me lots of stories as we laid in bed together. She was a light in my life at that time.

Cousin Susan taught me so many things and was never tired of teaching, showing, explaining, and helping. She even made me a paper doll all dressed up in a carnival costume and called her Carnival Mollie.

I never knew what she looked like and my first sight of her was when I saw her in a picture as a bride. Over the years I have clutched memories of Cousin Susan very close to me, but alas! We never stayed in touch.

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