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Health

Advice about how to stay or get healthy. Examples of behavior that kept grandmothers healthy or contributed to their lack of good health. This includes physical and mental health. Being cared for by grandmothers or grandchildren when ill. Natural remedies. Kitchen concoctions. “Plantation doctoring” (castor oil, cod liver oil, etc.).

TESTIMONY: WILMA HOLDEN
5 months ago

TESTIMONY: WILMA HOLDEN

“Adventures with Grandma”

My grandmother Adena Chevers (unknown-1982) lived with us. So, for as long as I could remember, she was with us. I just remember her being very strict, …
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TESTIMONY: LORRAINE LANE
6 months ago

TESTIMONY: LORRAINE LANE

“Easter in October”

This seemed to be the week from hell, another flight home after a grueling week in Alabama. There has to be more to my life than planes, …
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