" it was about eleven o'clock at night, and she was walking alone, when a boy ran up behind her and tried to take her purse."
"The woman said, " you ought to be my son, I would teach you right from wrong."
" Now, here, take this ten dollars and buy yourself some blue suede shoes."
"I got to get my rest now." "But I wish you would behave yourself son."
The boy wanted to say something else other than " Thank you, m'am" to Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones, but he couldn't do so as he turned at the barren stoop and looked beck at the large woman at the door.
" The water was dripping from his face, the boy looked at her"