Born and raised in Laurel, Mississippi, Keeba Smith is a freelance writer who loves history and travel. A veteran of the U.S. Army and National Guard, she holds an A.D. in Business Education, a B.A. in Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University, and an M.Ed from Jackson State University. She lives in Ellisville, Mississippi, with her husband, Myron; and children Keenan, Myron Jr., and Kee’undra. Keeba never tires of looking for ways to bless others during their struggles.