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The man from the fayre – a snapshot into a life.

25 Nov
I received an unexpected phone call. A new student. No file, no background, nothing. Lived with Dad, who seemed willing to co-operate and do the best he could. Jamie seemed like a typical teenager but was into things he shouldn’t be. We had him for a few months, that was all.
It turned out Dad wasn’t Dad after all. Jamie’s parents actually lived in another county, still happily married. Jamie’s ‘Dad’ was the ex-affair his mother had. It is unbelievable to think that he actually tried so hard with Jamie, considering he had no maternal connections. Continue reading