Audio Book Description
My Story, My Song
is the heartwarming memoir of 88-year-old Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts, mother of Good Morning America coanchor Robin Roberts. It details pivotal moments in Mrs. Roberts' intriguing life, revealing how faith in God has given her strength and hope.
Good Morning America viewers have come to know and love Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts. For many, the heartfelt connection began the day after Hurricane Katrina blew through the Gulf Coast. They watched as Robin stood among the remnants of her hometown and talked about her desperate search for her elderly mother, who had ridden out the storm in her Mississippi home.
Robin writes, "Folks are drawn to Mom's humility, wisdom, and spirituality." Reflections from Robin on her mother's life and faith cap each chapter.
"God has brought the most wonderful and sometimes the most unlikely people, of all ages and races, into my life to encourage and guide me on this spiritual journey of life," Mrs. Roberts says with bright eyes.
About the Author
Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts may be best known as the mother of Robin Roberts, Good Morning America anchor. The 88 year old has achieved success in her own right, serving as the Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and as a board member for numerous organizations. She was born in Ohio, and became the first person in her family to attend college. She graduated in 1946 from Howard University, married Lawrence Roberts, a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, with whom she raised 4 children. She has lived through the Great Depression, the civil rights movement, segregation. and many personal challenges.
"Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts and her mother, Lucimarian Roberts, encapsulate resilience, faith and generations of joy in this slim and inspirational volume. Eighty-seven-year-old Lucimarian reflects concisely on a life buoyed by her deep love of music, as well as her commitment to her faith and civic service." -- Publishers Weekly "Starred Review Publishers Weekly"