Come and See For Yourself

I was born in Everglade Experimentation station, 3 mi east of bell glade. Born in 1944. Mom was babysitter. Being in bell glades is what you make out of it. Went to school here. Need to be cautious and need to remember god is in control, especially at this time of year. With the weather. Went to school for childhood development. We have situations here, but they are like a family. We have situations , but what family doesn’t. I am 74, but this is the greatest places to live. Only left for 15 years, when she went to Pompano for the ministry. Boss is good to us. Most of the time, life is what you make it. It’s good to just be hear.

About This Story

  • Project: We Are Here
  • Date submitted: 2018-10-14 00:00:00
  • Emotional tone: Neutral
  • Who should know about this? National Government

About the Storyteller

  • Community: Belle Glade
  • Age: Over 61
  • Gender: Female

How the Storyteller Interpreted Their Story

Note: Responses which fell closer to the middle (between two or three options) are shown as two dashes.
  • In your story, why did people act the way they did? They did the best they could in the situation
  • My story relates to: Dreams for the future
  • Why did things happen in the story I told? --
  • The lesson in your story is: Things should change
  • In my story, problems are solved by: Members of the community
  • My story teaches us to: Always look ahead to the future
  • My story teaches us that: The community has total control
  • My story teaches us that: The community is resilient
  • My story teaches us that: The community is stable

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