Wise Words Wednesday – Zora Neale Hurston

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This past weekend hundreds of people gathered in Eatonville, FL to celebrate the life and works of Miss Zora Neale Hurston. #zorafest She is one of my favorite authors and I wish I would have been able to attend this year. Unfortunately that did not work out, so I decided to honor her in my own small way. Here is my favorite quote from her:

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If you are unfamiliar with Miss Hurston, she was a giant in the Harlem Renaissance. You may have seen a movie called “Their Eyes Were Watching God” staring Halle Berry. Well that movie is based a a great novel by Zora.  Below is a short clip from a documentary that I found on YouTube.I hope you enjoy…

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