when I read this, I thought of my great great grandmother Maggie Henry who was the 1st woman in my line to be free from slavery. I owe her mother a debt of gratitude for enduring and birthing Maggie.

thank you great great great grandmother,I don’t know your name

“We are not free,separate, and independent entities, but like links in a chain, and we could not by any means be what we are without those who went before us and showed us the way.”

Thomas Mann