The Gordons of Tallahassee

The Gordons of Tallahassee

by Laverne Gordon Goodridge, Sarah Gordon Weathersby
     
 

Family stories are easily lost, especially in these times when children leave home and move far and wide from the place where it all began. Family reunions are times when the old stories may be repeated, but the young ones often don't listen. Some stories are never retold because of embarrassment or feelings of shame, and the failure to recognize that regardless of…  See more details below

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Family stories are easily lost, especially in these times when children leave home and move far and wide from the place where it all began. Family reunions are times when the old stories may be repeated, but the young ones often don't listen. Some stories are never retold because of embarrassment or feelings of shame, and the failure to recognize that regardless of how dour our circumstances may have been, that was where we came from. Even our mixed heritage should be a source of our strength. My siblings and I often heard the stories of our grandmother, Mattie. My sister LaVerne, as the oldest had the foresight to write down the story as told by our Mother before she died in 1958.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780615196893
Publisher:
Sarah Weathersby
Publication date:
03/28/2008
Pages:
76
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.18(d)

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