By John I Jones
Published: June 30, 2012.
It was Mother’s Day again and Robert Allman tried to prepare for the occasion. Tradition held that, when worshippers attended church on Mother’s Day, those whose mothers were alive wore red roses. Those whose mother’s were passed—like Robert—would wear a white rose. However, after he could only find a red rose to wear, he never dreamed—not in a million years—what was in store for him.