Green, Bernice (7 of 25). Food: From Source to Salespoint

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  • Subjects

    Caribbean cuisine; Caterers

  • Recording date

    2001-01-08, 2001-01-19, 2001-01-30, 2001-02-06, 2002-01-21, 2001-02-27, 2001-03-05, 2001-03-13

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's home, Leicester

  • Interviewees

    Green, Bernice, 1937- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Russell, Polly (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 7: Tape 5 Side A. Describes being told she would not be able to have children by a consultant in England. Reflects on treatment by consultant. Discusses husband’s reaction. Explains how sister helped pay for second opinion. Visited private doctor called Healy. Paid for prescription and fell pregnant in 1966. Describes difficult pregnancy and delivery. Gave birth to daughter. Continued to have two more children. Describes how they were named by husband. Talks about youngest son and his music career. Was married for nine years before having children. Had three miscarriages before first child. After third child had hysterectomy. Describes decision and consequences. Continues talking about food in childhood home. Sister Z did most of the cooking. Describes sisters including Sister Edna (ED) who died when BG was 9. Describes sister dying.

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