Retelling the Old to Grow the Future

Retelling the Old to Grow the Future

11:34am Apr 26, 2013
Sisters Betty Jeffers (left) and Jackie Jeffers Gant (right) skillfully weave tales about their family's history.
StoryLine

Sisters Jackie Jeffers Gant and Betty Jeffers live in Winston-Salem. They are preserving the stories of their ancestry and in this way giving future generations a sense of their family’s strength and courage.In this segment of StoryLine, the Jeffers sisters describe their grandparents, Betty Lawson and Lee Jeffers. Betty was a strong woman who freely expressed her opinions. Lee was a landowner who believed in education.

StoryLine gives voice to everyday people throughout our community as they share the experiences that shape their lives. It is a project of the ECHO Network, dedicated to building trusting relationships in our community.

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