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Big Sister Sandra

Plot

For three years, 12 year old Sandra Kane had been like a big sister to little Todd and Lucy Hamilton, at the Wellbank Children’s Home . So when the Hamiltons went to foster parents, the Harts, Sandra agreed to be fostered by the Listers. But this was only because they lived nearby the Harts and Sandra could continue to be Todd and Lucy’s “Big Sister”.

Notes

Appeared

  • Big Sister Sandra – Tracy: #255 (18 August 1984) – #267 (10 November 1984)

Our Daughter Debbie!

Plot

Debbie Sharpe was living happily with her foster parents, the Sharpes, even though they weren’t well off. Then the Brents turned up claiming to be her biological parents and she was faced with a choice of homes. To help her decide, it was arranged so she would live with each couple in turn.

Notes

Appeared

  • Our Daughter Debbie! – Tracy: #252 (28 July 1984) – #259 (15 September 1984)

Taking Care of Cathy

Plot

Cathy Barnes was to be adopted by the Hansons and she was happy, but she discovered their daughter, Sara, had died from pneumonia after a cross country run. Mrs Hanson was determined to fuss and make sure nothing happened to Cathy. This was a problem for Cathy as she loved to be active and had joined the gym club at her new school.

Notes

Appeared

  • Taking Care of Cathy – Tracy: #232 (10 March 1984) – #244 (2 June 1984)

Room in your Heart for Two

Plot

Pretty and talented Dale Peters had been in Hill-side Children’s home since the death of her parents. She’d become close friends with Donna Ducksworth, a kind, but accident prone girl. Dale was determined she’d only go to a couple who’d take Donna too.

Notes

  • Writer: Alison Christie (Fitt)
  • Artist: Ron Lumsden

Appeared

  • Room in your Heart for Two – Tracy:   #209 (1 October 1983) – #224 (14 January 1984)