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    Posted June 30, 2015 by
    GHung
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    Chicago, Illinois
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    Your memories of 1970s music

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    Avondale Is Timeless For The 1970s

     
    My best memories in the 1970s remain thanks to Mrs. Marie Palmer, neighbors, Avondale Elementary School teachers, and classmates who were around me, while I was growing up on the northwest side of Chicago. During the 1970s, Mrs. Marie Palmer worked for the Lyric Civic Opera of Chicago as the executive administrative assistant. She owned a grey bungalow on the northwest side of Chicago, in the Avondale neighborhood.

    In the summertime, Mrs. Marie Palmer always invited us for a barbecue cookout in the backyard to celebrate Independence Day for the Fourth of July. She became a World War II widow after Mr. Palmer served in the U.S. military. Mrs. Marie Palmer taught English As A Second Language after work sometimes.

    Some of my best memories of the 1970s have become indelible, while I learned about American traditions, celebrations, cooking, folklore, and the all American way of life with Mrs. Palmer and Mrs. Martha Mueller, her friendly neighbor, next door. I grew up on the northwest side of Chicago, known today as the Avondale neighborhood.

    Photo 1: Mrs. Marie Palmer And My Family

    Photo 2: In the 1970s, Winter Was Fashionable And Cold

    Photo 3: 1970s New Ford Torino Purchased By Mr. Roberto Hung At Bern Weiman Ford Auto Dealer

    Photo 4: In 1973, I Graduated From Avondale Elementary School

    Photo 5: 1970s Family Visit To New York City, New York

    Photo 6: Mrs. Gardas Was A Family Social Worker In The 1970s Chicago

    Photo 7: In The Late 1970s Family Holiday Celebration
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