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‘The Power Of Dreams’ By Rosie Harris

Cwmglo, September 1919

As an explosion shook the narrow, terraced house in Back Street, Cwmglo, sixteen-year-old Merrion Roberts clapped a hand over her mouth to muffle her scream. The baby in the home-made wooden cradle set beside the fire wakened and let out a thin, fretful cry, like the mewling of a frightened kitten.

Merrion picked up her baby sister, not yet a day old, and cradled the infant tenderly in her arms, crooning softly as she tried to rock her back to sleep.

The careworn woman dozing in the wooden armchair facing the fire, her feet resting on the polished steel fender, jerked awake. As her scant eyebrows knotted into a frown, her small brown eyes almost disappeared into her sagging, pudgy face.

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