Barbara Spector Angel

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Barbara Spector Angel is an incredible woman who has collected many ingredients throughout the recipe of her life. My grandma, Barbara has always been passionate about baking. Growing up in Brooklyn, New York and migrating from the East Coast to the South and later to the West Coast, my grandmother has a colorful collection of experiences which have given her the creative batter for her baking recipes which are heartfelt, delicious and truly unique. Barbara Spector was born March 9th, 1945 in Brooklyn, New York. The cost of living wasn’t too high, but for her family; it was expensive. She was born at the end of World War II. Barbara was a young girl when Rosa Parks, “The First Lady of Civil Rights” would not get up from her seat…show more content…
Some of those places include the Museum of Natural History in Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty, West Point, Broadway shows, Coney Island Amusement Park, Jones Beach, upstate New York, and Niagara Falls. During the Summer, they would also go to Clarion Acres in upstate New York and enjoy the country. Clarion Acres was a place where families would go over the summer to escape the busy city life. Some of her favorite memories at Clarion Acres are staying in cabins, seeing the bunnies and playing with minnows in the stream it was much different than living in the city. While in the city, Barbara loved going to Chinatown, where she would enjoy Chinese food and the opportunity to see what the Chinese culture was like. Another part of the city that Barbara would visit was Little Italy. There she would experience Italian food and the Italian culture. She loved going to see the Brooklyn Dodgers play at Ebbets Field, where she watched Jackie
Robinson play. He was the first African-American man to play Major League
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She was born at the end of World War II and lived during the Vietnam War. She witnessed the first spaceship land on the moon. Barbara lived in Memphis, Tennessee when Elvis Presley was still alive and when Martin Luther King was assassinated. She experienced the birth of rock and roll and has enjoyed all kinds of music from Chubby Checker to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, which was played on records in jukeboxes. She enjoyed going to shows on Broadway, as well as, music at the Metropolitan Opera House. She lived through curfews and rioting after the death of Martin Luther
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