Maggie Steber was an only child. Madje Steber was a single parent. They were all the family they had and it wasn't easy. Madje divorced when Maggie was only six months old. Strong and independent, Madje raised her daughter in the small Texas town of Electra, near the Oklahoma border. She had a keen awareness of what others might be thinking of a young single mother at a time when that was often viewed as a scarlet letter.
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