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Big Mama and Me

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What is it about Grandma, or "Big Mama" as I call her? She has so much wisdom and so much love.  I love my grandma.  When I think of my grandma, I think of how for much of my life she practically raised me and took me to church.  I know that I have a praying grandmother.
  Music is in my life because of my grandmother. I remember as a child listening to Inez Andrews, Albertina Walker, Mahalia Jackson, The Soul Stirrers, Troy Ramey, Rev. James Cleveland, The Barrett Sisters, Mildred Clark.  I guess you can say I have an old soul.  My grandmother made sure that I was active in the church choirs and she encouraged me in all I do.
  My grandma is more than just my grandma; she's a mother, she's a teacher, a disciplinarian, a martyr, and a hero.  I love my grandmother. I love her home cooked meals, her stories of life.  I've even seen my grandmother shed a few tears, but the Queen is tough!!! I wouldn't have made it without God putting her in my life.  I love m…