Me talking to younger me -
I am determined not to be self-deprecating about my past. What control did I have really?
Lord what a life.
I can talk to Janice for the first time. I can’t reach her as a younger child; she seems to be blocked off.
I am taking to the 15-and-a-half-year-old who has been defined by an ugly pregnancy since 1966.
She now feels validated and very angry at her family for criticizing her for her pregnancy. That was always going to happen! When you incarcerate a child for years and leave her on the streets, so to speak, there’s a…