The change became a gift

The change became a gift

“‘I want to be a cartoonist’ is the weirdest thing an eight-year-old could tell his father at the dinner table. My dad looked at me and said, ‘You’re going to be the best one ever.’ That was the best answer he could have given me. I grew up in Georgia while...
I try to be the mentor I wish I had

I try to be the mentor I wish I had

“I tried to be a street boy in Cleveland, MS; my lips should be black from all of the marijuana I smoked. My mama cried when she found marijuana in our house, so I quit cold turkey. I think in the shower and sometimes realize I could be taking that shower in prison. I...