The Protector: Selina Brodie

Brodie, Myles
May 2012
Essence (Time Inc.);May2012, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p108
The article relates 10-year-old Myles Brodie's descriptions of how her African American mother loves and takes care of her six-year-old sister who has Down syndrome.


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