A Woman Recounts Her 106-Year-Old Grandmother’s Lessons About Freedom
In 1955, Ellaraino left her home in Los Angeles to spend the summer with her 106-year-old grandmother in Louisiana. She had no desire to go on the trip, and wanted to stay home near her boyfriend instead. But spending time with her grandmother ended up being a life-changing experience. Listening to her grandmother’s stories about the Civil War and literacy give her a new perspective on life, and on freedom.