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The Last Children of Mill Creek [Excerpt]

By |May 18, 2020|Essays, Excerpt|

"My father was the grandson of Mississippi slaves, and the son of a thrice-married and divorced mother who had cleaned white peoples’ homes and cared for their children in two states by the time they settled in St. Louis in 1929."

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Stella of Tremont

By |April 17, 2020|Essays|

By the time she was four, my grandmother had survived her first global pandemic. A lifetime later, she is weathering another.

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