This article first appeared in the St. Louis American, and is used with permission:
Frankie Muse Freeman’s mother once shared a poem with her.
“There’s a line, ‘It shows in your face,’” Freeman said during a Black History Month talk at Anheuser-Busch in 2010. “However you live, it shows on your face. That was the theme that I tried to show through the experiences of my life.”