First row left to right: Kenny Jasper (RIP), Tony Jones, Tyrone Cook, Bud Johnson (leader)
2nd row left to right: Lewis Blackman, Norvel Smith, Woody Sayles, Jessie Knox, Henry Ratliff
Back row left to right: Jesse Ratliff, David Weatherington ("Peanut," RIP), Jerry Williams, Stevie Brown (RIP), Robert Cook
Erma Bridgewater of Champaign was born in 1913. She spoke with Youth Media Workshop participants and Franklin Middle Schools students Gabby Ceaser and Lalaina Smith about her earliest childhood memories of growing up outside her family.