Joyce Dunbar

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Joyce Dunbar


Born
in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, The United Kingdom
January 06, 1944

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Joyce grew up in an industrial town in Lincolnshire. Her father was a steelworker. When she was seven the family moved from a slum to a prefab. They thought it was a palace. She spent much of her childhood running wild, building rafts and making dens in forbidden iron ore quarries, which they called 'The Valleys.' She began to go deaf at the age of five.
She has had lots of jobs, paper girl, market trader, petrol pump attender, soda syphon promoter, nanny, waitress, barmaid, clerical assistant, playpark leader. She never expected to be a writer. Much to her surprise, she passed some exams and went to University - Goldsmith's College, London.
She got a degree and trained to be a teacher. She was told she was too deaf to teach the deaf, so she
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“Love is what makes you better.”
Joyce Dunbar, Oddly

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