This book is about the life of Maleta Marie Terrell . She was born in Hope, Arkansas in 1920. Her life growing up on a farm with her mother, father and seven brothers makes a very touching story. She talks about her baby sister she was so glad her mother had. The baby died in a very short time. When she was old enough she had to feed, bath and change all her brothers. She also had to work the fields. She wanted to go to school and church. The only way she could was to walk. Every night she had to hand wash her dress so she would be able to wear it the next day. Then you will read of her and the man she married. She loved her children and tried to make life good for them. They traveled a lot during the years because her husband was an electrician. She is now 89, soon to be 90. She will tell you of her last journey she took by herself traveling over 2000 miles . She was driving alone in her car. The one last thing she wanted to do before she was unable to travel any more. She made that journey too.