Mary Benjamin with her great granddaughter JaQuesha Whitaker

Jun 6, 2018

Mary Benjamin and JaQueesha Whitaker
Credit StoryCorps

In this episode of StorySharingCNY, Mary Benjamin talks with her great granddaughter JaQueesha Whitaker about growing up in rural Georgia, being forced into marriage and motherhood at a young age, and how her faith has helped her find joy in life. This discussion was produced by WRVO with interviews recorded by StoryCorps, a national nonprofit whose mission is to preserve and share humanity's stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world. More at