We’re approaching the Thanksgiving season, a time when we give thought to the abundance of food on our tables. Lake Effect essayist Mark Siegrist knows there are some who can’t take that abundance for granted:
She stands by her mother as the grocery cart is wheeled in their direction.
A beautiful child about 7-years of age.
She has meticulously braided hair.
And a smile that stops you in your tracks.
The grocery cart is full of promise.
And she knows it.