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“They Call Me Lillie Peaches” – a Conversation with Maye Westmoreland Wiggins about Eliada Orphanage

My name is Maye Wiggins, and I was born in July 8, 1945. My Mom had me at a place called Faith Cottage in Asheville, North Carolina. I found out later it was a home for unwed mothers. I didn’t … Continue reading

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“The Homecoming of Beth Garrett Fisher” – by George Sieburg

In 1923 Beth Garrett was living with her aunt in the wake of a family tragedy.  On a chilly January day, only a month after the death of her mother and the incarceration of her father, Beth was removed from … Continue reading

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