A Place for All Their Faces

We are the sum of all the people who have lived before us.

Meryl Streep, Faces of America

 genealogy, women's history month, Kendrick, Hemphill, Butler, Ward

These are the women who inform who I am today.  Some are ancestors.  Some are aunts or cousins or in-laws.  Some I knew in person. Some I know only through photos and stories and documents.  They are the foundation of my family history and I am the sum of all their lives.

This post was written for the 21st edition of Smile for the Camera:  Give Their Face A Place and for Women’s History Month.  To see all posts written for Women’s History Month, click here.

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