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Sweet Talk

Mama knew how to sweet-talk people. Her magic had served her well in McAllen, Texas. And it seemed to be working in our new home in south Louisiana, where employment opportunities were plentiful. She’d even left her first switchboard operator … Continue reading

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Drawing Memories

Before I ever crossed the border into Louisiana, I scribbled words and drawings on the bedroom walls of a rent house in South Texas. But I stopped my wall art three months after my fifth birthday, on a cold Saturday … Continue reading

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