Marie grew up in a suburb of Cleveland. Her home was certainly no mansion, but it wasn't a shack either. It was a cozy bungalow built for a small family. The roof was made of cedar shingles and the window shutters were painted blue. The house didn't have a garage, but you could see the local church steeple from the backyard. The home was built on a solid foundation. All in all, it was an excellent home in which to grow up. There was enough property for a small garden and lawn and Marie used to go jogging around the reservoir that served the city for drinking water at the end of the road. Marie looks back fondly on her family's cozy dwelling in Cleveland.
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