An Hour With Mother
By Justin White
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Each week I sit down with my mother-in-law and she tells me stories about her life experiences. She's met Jim Jones, the Charles Manson murderers, and has had countless experiences. These are those stories.
||CleanUptown Girl||Being from South Central Los Angeles, Mother had never experienced any type of lavish lifestyle. That all changed when she met Reverend Ike. Before she knew it she was eating caviar and picking out dresses from fancy Beverly Hills stores. She has a...||1/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJim Jones and Christine Miller||The Jonestown Massacre, orchestrated by Jim Jones, is an infamous part of U.S. history. On November 18, 1978, 909 people died, most of whom took their own lives at the request of Jim Jones. One of those people was Christine Miller. Mother knew both...||1/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Atlanta Murders||Between 1979 and 1981 there were close to 30 children that were murdered near the Atlanta, Georgia area. The entire country looked on frightened and confused, waiting for the police to capture somebody. These feelings were felt even in California. In...||1/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen Mother was Homeless||Mother has had many difficult times in her life, one of which was when she was homeless. After her husband left her, took her car and all of the money in her bank account, mother was left without a home and without much help. She turned to her church,..||1/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Vietnam Almost Killed Mother||Mother's first Husband was a Vietnam veteran. Prior to going to the war, he was the life of the party, fun, and exciting guy. When he came home, he was different. Intense PTSD episodes, excessive drinking, and at one point, almost killing mother. In...||12/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKelly Louisiana||Mother had to fly to Monroe Louisiana when she was a young woman to escape her first husband. When she arrived she met some new family members that she had never met before and they were...interesting. These new relatives take her to a small town...||12/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Emmett Till Changed Everything||Emmett Till. Just a mention of his name brings about a number of emotions. In 1955 this young black man was brutally murdered for allegedly whistling at a white woman. Mother was a child and living near Los Angeles when the murder occurred and it sent..||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMother Meets the Charles Manson Cult||In 1970 mother had a bit of a run in with the FBI. While she hadn't really done anything wrong, she was forced to wait in a jail in Los Angeles for a month until she had her trial. It just so happens that three of the Charles Manson Family women were...||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Twins||In this weeks episode mine and mother's conversation turns towards her youngest children, one of them being my wife, Cherish and Charity. The two girls are twins and were born when mother was 40 years old. There were many complications along the way,...||11/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|