By Lillian Skelton Fisher
by Lillian Skelton Fisher
My Aunt T used to be this sort of impressive girl. i needed others to grasp approximately her. That’s why I wrote this tale. She died in 2002. She was once 100 years previous. an individual who knew her basically had the main fabulous reviews approximately her and knew me as her baby.
Aunt T is on the middle of this tale, spanning 3 generations of ladies who persisted abuse, humiliation, and heartaches from an abusive father. This tale will make clear the reprehensible part of African-American lifestyles in a small southern city and a nurturing and supportive girl who constantly considered others first.
Aunt T had an extraordinary expertise for dressmaking with none formal education. She made outfits from styles she lower from newspapers. She used to be constantly good dressed and taught me to stitch at 5 years old.
About the Author
Lillian Skelton Fisher was once born October 31, 1940, on Halloween, in a really small city referred to as Silsbee, Texas. She lived together with her Aunt T from start till she used to be 8 years previous. Aunt T informed her she observed her ahead of her mom did.
Lillian met her organic mom and siblings for the 1st time whilst she used to be 8. Her mom left Texas presently after her start to shuttle to California with pals to shape a church (Palm Lane Church of God in Christ) in l. a. (Watts).
Lillian was once 5 years previous the 1st time Aunt T gave her a stitching activity. She used to be stunned at how good Lillian tailored to the initiatives. Aunt T directed and encouraged her into type layout. Lillian excelled within the garments periods in junior and senior highschool. to augment her skills in type, she attended l. a. exchange Tech, lengthy seashore nation, and El Camino schools. She labored within the garment for a few years. Lillian has taught type layout sessions and fashion-related topics at exchange Tech university, El Camino university, and the style Institute of layout and promotion (FIDM) in Los Angeles.
(2010, paperback, a hundred thirty pages)
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Aunt "T" and the Halloween Baby by Lillian Skelton Fisher