Barbara Scoville, LCSW

“I believe so strongly that deep and simple is far more essential than shallow and complex”  Fred (Mr.) Rogers

 Happy Birthday Mr. Rogers…you will always be my friend

I was born in Ohio, and at age 6 moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. While our home was being built, we lived out of moving van boxes in an apartment close to the building site. It was the winter of 1963, and I remember it as being very cold and lonely. Many times I would wake up in the middle of the night with excruciating stomach pain which we later found out was a spastic colon due to stress. I missed my friends, my bedroom, and my sense of safety and security. My father was busy with his new important job, my sister was just enough older that she didn’t want anything to do with me, and my mother was…

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