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Shadows of the Gullah Geechee

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Once called “the unofficial mayor” of the island, Flossie Washington has lived most of her 89 years on Daufuskie. Miss Flossie, as she is known to islanders, has fifteen children and no idea how many grandchildren. She’s been quoted as saying, “I didn’t know I was poor until I read it in the paper.”