Ethel Waters: The Sparrow that Soared

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Ethel Waters came into this world unwanted and unloved. Of her early childhood, Ethel said, “No one raised me; I just ran wild.  I never was a child.  I never was cuddled, or liked, or understood by my family.” Her young mother had been raped at knife point by a family acquaintance. At the age […]

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