Baby Strong Quartet
By: Vera Rice
About the Book
This short story follows the life of Blossie Matthews Strong and her five children who lived in the segregated South. This piece of work was inspired by her granddaughter, who yearned to learn more about her grandmother’s life.
About the Author
Vera M. Rice has been married to her husband, Charles Rice III, retired V.P. from Libbey Glass, for 49 years. She has two children and one grandchild. Rice graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor’s in education and Roosevelt University of Chicago with a Master’s in education and administration. She has worked in the public school system for over 20 years.
Rice enjoys spending her time vacationing in Florida and participating in Church Ministry. She also earned a certificate of Christian Training from the American Baptist College in Nashville, Tennessee.