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Queen Wanda

She called me her daughter from day one even before I accepted. She knew her son was serious and for that love, she opened her heart to me. Thank you Ms. Wanda. I didn’t know whether to call her Wanda,…

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Ruby

I just wanted one page more.

I usually put myself into the character’s shoes but not this time. This time I just watched Ruby and Ephram, and listened to the backstories of Celia, Chauncey, the Reverend and everyone else…Maggie. I…

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You Pretty

My mother gathered all the young girls in the den (the family room) to talk to them about who they are. About 12 girls from ages 5-14 all sat at her feet and she leaned in to let them know…