Eileen MacKenney

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Born into a fog-ridden south London slum in 1931, Eileen Killick quickly learned to look after herself. Her brothers were wayward, her mum had TB and her dad was working all hours on the railways. By the time she was fourteen she had survived the Blitz, a spell in a care home and her mother's death, but she craved excitement, embarking on shoplifting sprees, liberating fur coats and rolling toffs up west with notorious 'queen of thieves' Shirley Pitts.

Eileen soon found herself in...

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Your First Mistake could be your last choose wisely

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. My Temper, I wish I could control it more! Gets me into a awful lot of trouble.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Bullies - I cant stand people who pick on the vulnerable

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. being without my family

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Joanna Lumley because she fought for the Gurkas

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