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Daughter pens her mothers memories and recipes
Cornelia woman shares stories about growing up as black girl in Georgia
Ladell Tutt lays out all the ingredients to her famous pound cake recipe Saturday at her home in Cornelia. Tutt’s recipe is in the book “Walking and Talking with Mom: A Collection of Shorts,” which was written by Tutt’s daughter Teddy. The younger Tutt was inspired to put her mother’s stories to paper as they took walks together. - photo by JOSHUA JONES
Ladell Tutt didn’t “do all this fancy cooking” when she was growing up. “I had to learn on my own,” the 85-year-old Cornelia woman said, laughing. Tutt worked as a housekeeper for several white families in the Cornelia area as a young woman.