Florence Edelstein

The author's partner in life and business

My dear wife and I were always very aware as we started our family and our roofing business that we were entirely on our own, without family to turn to for support if things went bust. 

We were ready to work hard for long hours because, come what may, we were determined to ensure that our children would have easier lives than we’d had growing up. Florence held up her side of the bargain, shouldering most of the responsibilities of parenting. 

She was also my indispensable partner in the business, which never in a million years would have succeeded without her active involvement. 

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