Brown Mama Lola Chapter 1

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Mama Lola Karen McCarthy Brown Chapter 1
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Mama Lola’s Life Story: Joseph Binbin Mauvant One of Mama Lola’s ancestors, Joseph Binbin Mauvant lived in rural Haiti in the house of a woman named, Manman Marasa. Joseph had claimed that he was going back to Ginen (Africa).
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We now encounter the life of Joseph in Manman’s household in rural Haiti. He is married to Manman Marasa. Joseph was now seventy-nine years old and had problems with his legs. Joseph was most active when the sun was the hottest during the middle of the day.
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Haitians and ‘Night’ Nighttime in rural Haiti is taken seriously and with respect because night air, which is considered to be bad, and bad spirits wander freely at night and could make their way inside people’s homes. There for all windows and doors are barred and kept shut.
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Joseph was the patriarch of his community. He would drink his thick coffee in the morning and wait for other members of the community to come and pay respects to
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