This person grew up to be a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who, against the odds, rose from a humble birth to a poor family in Piedmont, Alabama to regional correspondent for the New York Times for the Southeastern United States.
This person grew up poor, married badly, but managed to raise three children alone.
This person became neglectful and an alcoholic who eventually abandoned the family.
This person became an alcoholic who spent much time in jail.
This person grew up well, married, and did construction of all sorts in his hometown.
This person loved to act like a child and was cherished until death.
Uncle John and Aunt Gracie Juanita
These people were crucial to the upbringing of the author and his family.
The Working Class in Possum Trot
This was a group of hard-working...
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