The Story

Years ago while conducting an interview for a non-fiction book I was writing, I noticed a big old ‘steamer trunk’ at the home of my host.

Girl From The Past

With permission to take a peek, I carefully lifted the lid.  Tucked neatly inside the aged container was the folded front page of a newspaper from April, 1932. I picked it up and was instantly transported more than seventy years back in time.  One story in particular grabbed me:

Girl From The Past

The news report included one photo of a beautiful young girl named Marjorie Sporup. I finished reading the newspaper’s brief sketch of her life and later pondered Marjorie’s story. This began a search for some answers. is a glimpse into that journey.