• What the color is, who the daddy be, who the mama is don’t mean nothin’. We family, carin’ for each other. Family make us strong in times of trouble. We all stick together, help each other out. That the real meanin’ of family. When you grow up, you take that family feelin’ with you.

    Kathleen Grissom (2014). “The Kitchen House: A Novel”, p.160, Simon and Schuster