A Southern Tale of Forgiveness
by Brandi Morrison
Female twins, Jolie and Tessandra were born in Louisiana in 1919. Jolie is born white like their mother, and Tessandra is born black like their father. The girls grow up to deal with racial issues in Lafayette Parish starting at a very young age. Before they are able to finish high school, their parents are killed in a tragic accident, and Tessandra is forced to take over as sole provider.