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EDUCATED A Memoir By Tara Westover


March 14, 2019

We remember what we remember of our childhoods. Other family members remember what they remember.

Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom, heard about the Holocaust or the Civil Rights movement.

Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she helped her family stockpile home-canned food, stewing herbs in the summer with her mother, a midwife and healer, and salvaging metal in her father's junkyard in the winter.

Her father distrusted the medical community, so Tara never saw a doctor. Injuries and illnesses, both minor and severe, were treated at home with herbali...

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