When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book.
More Quotes from Margaret Walker:People really have opened their hearts and are welcoming everybody and people want these evacuees to come -- personally I think that's very wonderful and it's very much appreciated, these offers of hospitality, ... But I think they may not be needed.
I'm hearing that a lot of them just don't want to be relocated again, ... They got to a place where they felt warm and safe and welcomed and didn't want to go someplace else.
Our concern was to get them out of unsafe conditions,
My grandmothers are full of memories, smelling of soap and onions and wet clay, with veins rolling roughly over quick hands, they have many clean words to say, my grandmothers were strong.
You is born lucky, and it's better to be born lucky than born rich, cause if you is lucky you can git rich, but if you is born rich and you ain't lucky you is liables to lose all you got.
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