Emma Street by Cliff McDuffie

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"About this Book

Emma Street does exist and for some twenty years was the

home of the McDuffie family in Tampa, Florida.

The house was on an oak lined street, paved with asphalt

bricks and sidewalks on either side. It had a large rock formation in

the side yard in the shape of an M, with spaces for flowers to be


Not a wealthy family but we didn’t really know we were poor either

as we always had food on the table, a fairly warm place to sleep and

clothes on our back.

Six children being raised by a widowed mother so we had chores to do and

helped out with small jobs over the years to make ends


The time of this writing covers my memories between 1938

through 1952.

I shall always be indebted to my Mother, Louise, for the

love and guidance given to me and my siblings as we grew

to adulthood.

Not in any chronological order, written as memory allowed.

About Cliff McDuffie

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About the author Welbourne Clifton McDuffie, Jr.”Cliff” Raised in Florida during WWII. Served with the US Army Security Agency at NSA, Ft. Meade, MD. An A.V.Pres. of Exchange National Bank of Tampa. Employed at the Tampa Chamber of Commerce for some 20 years then Executive director of the Zephyrhills, FL. Chamber of Commerce for 7 years. Elected Mayor of Zephyrhills in 2002 and retired in 2012. Two sons, “Trey” and Michael, three adorable grandchildren, Cassidy, Julian and Olive and daughter–in-law Wendy. Married to Joyce Burton Hatfield in 2001 and consider her sons, Mike and Roger and their wives Karen and Nena also as my own. A published poet and award winning photographer and enjoy wood working and carving. I hope you enjoy this book as much as I have enjoyed the remembering.
Published September 24, 2012 by AuthorHouse. 118 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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