I Lived In Littleton, Colorado

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  1. Lon Tanner

    Lon Tanner Veteran Member
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    My grand parents settled into farming in Littleton 1888 after traveling by wagon train from Joplin, Missouri . Twins were born en route with 10 more children to follow.I lived with my grand mother 1946-1948. I have fond memories of fishing in the Platte River with my cousins and playing with the farm animals.
     
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    I always wonder how they used to survive having so many children with no disposable diapers.
    All chores were just so hard then. I guess they worked all the time.
     
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    I was born near there nearing 69 years ago and lived near there for many years on a mountain ranch. As a young adult I developed problems with living in high elevation.
     
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    When my close friend was in the hospital for a month and her husband was working long hours, I kept her children and one was in diapers. She used cloth only and requested I do the same. It tough washing them by hand, even after a bleach mix pre-soak. I cleaned her up in the tub using warm water. She loved it. I couldn't see all that wiping and powdering and such.
     
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