Sister Sharon McGuire was born on September 14, 1943, in Detroit. She was the first and only girl of the four children born to Robert and Jean (Melvin) McGuire. In her autobiography, Sister Sharon shared some significant memories of her early years.
The day my father appeared in the doorway, I believe home from the war, is still a sharp image in my memory. It is the first remembrance I have of him, and the concomitant feelings were both surprise and delight. During the time my father was in the war, WW II, my mother had to work and I had to go to nursery school.
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