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Work and college for 13 years


Jean joined the Navy in 1953 aged 18, and after a period of work eventually went to college in her late thirties.

“When I came out of the I got a good job working shifts, really good money, bought a car, did all sorts. I was in telecommunications with the Airports Authority so I worked at Birmingham Airport because I’d been a radio operator in the Wrens. I gave up working at the Airport and went to in the early seventies and there was a lot happening in society then. I went to college and that was enough, it was just brilliant, I loved it. After thinking all those years that you’re thick you’re suddenly at college”..

Contributed by: Jean Turley, 72

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