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Published on Oct 19, 2011
She held him gently as the pain hit almost every nerve in his body..
Mother's Son is a passionate story of a young man's life told from the heart and mind of his grandmother.
A child born with Sickle Cell Anemia, Skip's only remedy was his grandmother's potions and ointments along with her stories. To alleviate the pain, she told him stories of Post Reconstruction, Jim Crow, and the Civil rights Movement.
Join author Skip Shockley's journey and witness how his grandmother's love served as his inspiration as he emerged as a man who dedicated his life helping those who has fallen through the cracks of despair, drug abusers, and lost children who carry the psychological wounds of slavery.