"God will forgive you. Grieving is not a sin," she said.
How startling to realize, all these years later, why her eyes are indeed filling with tears. The look of gratitude on Bella's young face, the sense of having lifted a stone from that sister's heart, had forged a bond of love. Harriet had thought it would last for eternity.
Copyright © 2008 by Patricia O'Brien.
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
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