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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Father’s Side From 1861-2014


When the Shaw children were lied on, they told Granddaddy the truth, but, once, he didn’t listen

Posted Aug 30, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

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I will tell you a story about a man who  Read More 
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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Father’s Side From 1861-2014

Granddaddy Adam and Grand Mama Courtney punished Daddy and my uncles and aunts, so fairly, until that is one of their favorite stories in our family history

Posted Aug 29, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

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Children  Read More 
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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Father’s Side From 1861-2014


Now, I will tell you about the whipping my Uncle Dollar Bill remembered best

Posted August 26, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

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Uncle Dollar Bill was tall, congenial, quiet, and weighed his words and told me  Read More 
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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Father’s Side From 1861-2014



Whippings were an event at my Granddaddy’s house

Posted Aug 25, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

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Whippings at Granddaddy’s and Grand Mama’s house were an event.

When a Shaw sister or brother was  Read More 
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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Father’s Side From 1861-2014

My uncles and aunts preferred Granddaddy Adam’s whippings to Grand Mama Courtney’s whippings

Posted Aug 24, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

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Daddy voiced, "The children preferred Paw’s to Monh’s whippings” and told  Read More 
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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Father’s Side From 1861-2014

Granddaddy was deeply involved in helping Grand Mama Courtney raise daddy and my aunts and uncles

Posted Aug 23, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

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Granddaddy Adam Shaw, Sr. took part in raising my daddy, aunts, and  Read More 
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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Father’s Side From 1861-2014

It follows that Granddaddy and Grandma raised my daddy and his eleven siblings, fairly, with the “switch,” branch cut or broke off a tree

Posted Aug 22, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

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When the Shaw children  Read More 
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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Father’s Side From 1861-2014

How did Granddaddy and Grand Mama raise my daddy and his eleven siblings?

Posted Aug 19, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

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Granddaddy and Grand Mama decided to raise Daddy, my aunts, and uncles to be morally  Read More 
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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Father’s Side From 1861-2014

My daddy was different from his siblings because he was born with a veil over his face

Posted Aug 18, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

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Unlike Daddy’s brothers and sisters, he was born with a  Read More 
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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Father’s Side From 1861-2014

In love, Granddaddy Adam and Grandmother Courtney became parents to 14 children, the Third Generation in the Shaw family

Posted Aug 17, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

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In heartfelt love, Granddaddy Adam Shaw, Sr. and Grandmother Courtney  Read More 
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