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Margaret “Marge” (Hibner) Wickersham grew up in the Fairview area of Española, NM.

During the Manhattan Project, she commuted by bus from Española to Los Alamos, where she worked as a maid and as a cashier in the commissary. At Los Alamos, she met and married her husband John Wickersham.

After the war, the Wickershams settled in Española, where they raised five children.

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