I was not allowed to have war toys when I was a child. I could not have a plastic gun or rifle, nor toy soldiers. My parents forbade them.During Lent, my brothers and sisters and I were not allowed to watch TV except on Sundays, a day not counted among the 40 days of atoning for oneâ€™s sins.We were not allowed to eat candy or drink soda in the morning. On those rare days during high school when my mother did not pack a lunch for me she gave me a dollar to buy lunch in the school cafeteria and ...
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