Remembering…

 

 

 

"But I had a heck of a mom….. Brought up four kids in the meanest neighborhoods in L.A. and never lost a one. Having her in your corner was like having the Marines. She was all the love in the world, and I grew up thinking no triumph complete, no good news fully celebrated, until I had shared it with her.…"

 

 

 

— Leonard Pitts column, April 13, 2001
used by permission