Tender Mercies

football player“There probably were some thinkin’ I shouldn’t be there. I prayed for the Lord to carry me through it and Mr. Kerr stood by me. Whooeee, then he comes out here and wags his tongue about that ol’ segregationist. My pappy didn’t bring me and Sis here from Corsicana to shuffle our way around this Lone Star State. Like Brother Jeremiah said Sunday, Martin Luther King, Jr. is changin’ the South. We will overcome.”