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You Are Not the Problem

Stop Blaming Yourself When I decided on the subject for this post, I could hear Maury Povich saying, “You are not the father.” You probably remember the popular paternity test segments of Maury where mothers tried to prove whether or not men they were involved with were the father of their child. In many cases, Maury… Continue reading You Are Not the Problem

Secret Child

I, Too, Am An Essie Mae Washington-Williams When news broke in December 2003 that Essie Mae Washington-Williams finally revealed that she was the biracial daughter of the late Senator Strom Thurmond, I was inspired to share my story. I remember the wire-bound spiral steno pad I used to pen the first few hundred words for… Continue reading Secret Child