I found this when I moved last week. My mom used to write letters to her grandma and her Grandma would send back the letters and write notes on the side. She would write about her struggles with her abusive husband. A couple years later after this letter was written, she died in a house fire with her four children and husband. She didn’t even try to save herself.
"(1) Ring finger injured
(2) Camera smashed
(3) No affection, no attention from R.C.S. and never will be, but Bev, (this is 1985- and my 56th birthday - and he has stopped hitting me. So someone must have answered my prayers.