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Re: OT-Reverse sexism< Ms. Mrs.


> > Interesting that your name was changed.  I was first given the name of
> Martha
> > Grace, but when my mother died when I was 5 months old, they gave me her
> > name.  Then, wouldn't you know, twenty years later my father had another
> > daughter with a second wife and named her Martha.  I always felt she had
> my
> > name.

I like your name too - distinctive - and under the circumstances a precious
treasure from your mother.  The reason they changed my name was because the
priest refused to baptize me Kitty.

My brother-in law has 2 sisters named Roxanne.  The older one was given up
for adoption.  Several years later his parents had another daughter and,
still liking the name gave it to that one too.  Many years later R-1 looked
up the family and she was welcomed whole-heartily.  R-1 and R-2 don't seem
too upset about it.


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