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Miss Miranda (Mama) Day

Miranda (Mama) Day is the oldest living descendant of Sapphira Wade, her Great-Grandmother. At 104 years old, she is the undisputed matriarch of Willow Springs. She is a Wise Woman, healer, and midwife, and many think she inherited Sapphira’s gifts. They often ask her for help, although she only obliges when she finds it practical.

Mama Day has cared for others all her life, never having a husband or children of her own. She is a deeply practical person who cares for those who need it, but does not coddle. She takes responsibility for her actions, and calls people on the carpet for theirs.

Despite her outwardly stubborn and unsentimental nature, Mama Day has an appreciation for life and a wicked sense of humor. She is a deeply reflective woman who cares deeply for her own and both recognizes and mourns the sacrifices she and...

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