Excerpt from “The Lowell that Came Later” from She Lived, and the Other Girls Died

West Elementary School was my fourth school in five years. Andover, with its brick-fronted shops and colonial homes, perched on a pedestal between Lawrence and Lowell, two cities lined with boarded-up textile mills on the Merrimack. My best friends in Andover had vacation homes on islands on lakes in Maine and New Hampshire; they lived … Continue reading Excerpt from “The Lowell that Came Later” from She Lived, and the Other Girls Died