In Hillbilly Elegy, J.D. Vance’s powerful memoir, we meet an amazing character: Mamaw. Vance’s grandmother, Mamaw is simultaneously the fiercest and most supportive person in his young life. She’s equal parts endearing and terrifying. Mamaw read her Bible every night, but wasn’t afraid to grab a gun and aim it at the center mass of…

via American Gods: On Mawmaw’s Faith in Hillbilly Elegy — Drew McIntyre | Plowshares Into Swords

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