My dad instilled politics into me

My dad instilled politics into me

Almost four score years ago, a mother delivered a baby that God had created in her womb, in a sharecropper’s cabin near Jigger in Franklin Parish. Early that morning, the baby’s father had sent for a doctor in Winnsboro to come to the house as his wife was in labor.

Around 8 a.m., the young man could not wait to make his grand appearance into this world, and the father delivered the baby, cleaned him and the mother up, and was sitting on the porch enjoying a cup of coffee about 10 a.m. when the good doctor from Winnsboro showed up.

The doctor asked the father, “Is this the house where the baby is waiting to be born?”


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