Native Son

By John Ramsey Miller July/August 2018 When I meet someone new, I always ask them, “Where you from?” I want to know if we have people in common. If that person is from Mississippi, I will find someone we share a connection to within seconds. It’s never “what do you do?” What do you do …

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Mary Jane and Buddy Hemphill had a difficult road settling in Cleveland, but with the gift of friendship and generosity, they have found their place. Mary Jane, a Delta native, moved to Pass Christian on the Mississippi Gulf Coast when she and Buddy were married. When Hurricane Katrina swept through Mississippi, their home on the …

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