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“A Child’s View of World War II” was the subject of a talk Friday, May 24, at 7:30 p.m. at the Freedom Center by June Pair Kilpatrick of Haymarket, followed by a book signing. Ms. Kilpatrick discussed her book, Wasps in the Bedroom, Butter in the Well: Growing Up During the Great Depression, focusing on her memories of the war years. “Everyone, it seemed, was involved in the war effort, even children,” she comments, “My ‘war equipment’ was a red wagon, which I trundled through our neighborhood on Saturday mornings, collecting newspapers, flattened tin cans, and bacon grease, all for the war effort  It made me feel very patriotic.” Ms. Kilpatrick grew up in Richmond and is a graduate of Westhampton College, University of Richmond. She and her husband, Fritz Kilpatrick are retired and have lived in Evergreen Farm in Haymarket for sixteen years. Her book, which was published last year, is available for purchase online, click here.