The Cycle of Life. This seemed a good post to celebrate my Mom's birthday. She would have been 86 on August 9th. Mom was a true North Carolina Southern Belle, always full of life and love.
|My Mom - Mary Belle McLaurin - early 1940s|
|Mom - mid- 1940s|
Dad was a staunch Connecticut Yankee. They made quite a pair.
|My Dad -1942 - army barracks, Ft. Bragg, NC|
|They married just before Dad left for WWII|
Dad returned from his tour of duty and: Veronica, Frank Jr., Mari, Lauren - (from left)
|4 Kids Later - 1950s - a very Merry Christmas|
Unedited scanned photos