And your face if dirty we'll go wash it for you. Are you hungry?
No'm I just want you to turn me loose
Let the water run until it gets warm,Here’s a clean towel.
You gonna take me to jail?
Not with that face I would not take you nowhere, home to cook me a bite to eat. Maybe, you ain’t been to your supper either, late as it be. Have you?”
He wanted to say thank you to Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones, but he couldn’t do so as he turned at the barren stoop and looked back at the large woman in the door. He barely managed to say “Thank you” before she shut the door. And he never saw her again.