Illustration by Angie Whitehurst

Nothing can replace moms. Grandmothers, godmothers, and mothers-in-law, oh Lord. My mother died in 1962. I was one; my whole life was filled with a big void. So I searched for a mother through aunts, and a godmother, etc. So, in closing, love your motherly figures. When they are gone, it is too late to say ‘I love you’. God bless, I wish you the best.