Rebekah Lee Jenkins

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Hope in Oakland intro

Adeline  Toronto, Canada, 1904 Adeline Pitman took a delicate sip of chilled white wine as the newlywed couple in the ballroom danced their first dance. Light dripped down through a beautiful crystal chandelier on the newlyweds. Proud parents, who needed this match between their son and daughter to build bigger empires, smiled as the groom …

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Woman in Disgrace- scene cut from Hope in Oakland

Scene at Hillcrest, Lady Harper’s drawing room. Cut from section two. Lilac and apple blossom scent melded together and wafted through Lady Harper’s drawing room. The entire Women’s Christian Temperance Union had come together for their annual meeting. Once all the ladies were served tea; Mrs. Bennett stood up to address the Union. “We are …

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Tea, Tarts and Trouble- Character sketch Mrs. Daindridge and Mrs. Carr

Every Thursday at Two pm for the past twenty years, Mrs. Daindridge served Mrs. Carr butter tarts and tea.  People believed when you bit into a butter tart made by Mrs. Daindridge if you listened close enough, you could hear angels singing. Her pastry was that perfect. Paranoid, Mrs. Daindridge pulled her curtains shut before …

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