Here's an article about a 109-year old woman named Amanda Jones whose father was a slave until the age of 12. Now she has lived to witness the election of a black man to the presidency. Who among us can't smile about that?
By the way, the granddaughter pictured with Mrs. Jones in the article was in my high school graduating class in Bastrop, Texas. So here's a shout-out to her: HI, BRENDA!