Why Aunt Otelia? Why not Aunt Paulina, or Pauline, the mother of them both, whose grave I've visited in Beaumont Texas, and whose crazy quilt is rolled up in a sheet under the bed? Why not Movay, my own grandmother who doted on me and embodied moral virtue itself tho I heard her myself say things that would make us both pariahs today?
Why not my own mother, Paulina Otelia, whom I knew well and who had young friends, who are still alive and might click this pic of her?
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