Photography by: Raymond Henderson

"Grace is the ability to smile at adversity, walk with integrity, and never let go of hope."

​Telling a story should be more than entertainment.  Stories should inspire, educate and heal the mind and spirit of the listener. Stories have shifted human history.  It is stories that generations and cultures have used to capture moments in time for the benefit of generations to come.  Conjure human imagination.  Mama Retta uses story to enrich her audiences.  She has a captivating voice that embraces her audiences to move with her through the crevices of events.  She laces her stories with songs adding melodic voice and rhythm.  The gift of story and song for audiences young and old say who experience Mama Retta is a sight for everyone to behold.



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