On that first day of school Mama wrapped her hand around mine as we walked together into the classroom at Cobb’s Creek County School. I’d been so sheltered about our family’s past – not to mention the small-minded ways of Hadlee, Mississippi – that I was completely unprepared for what would come.
Mama leaned down and whispered, “No need to worry, Jason Lee. Everything’ll be fine, son.” I breathed in the familiar almond-cherry scent of her lotion. “Be brave like your daddy was,” she said. “He was a hero.”
Straightaway a lump caught in my throat. Those were the first words she’d spoken of him to me. Until then, I never even wondered about the man.
With that she tucked a strand of hair behind her ear and moved toward the door. She turned back and smiled at me before leaving.
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