T his book is about the William Carter Parker, Sr. and Vallie Tyson Simon Parker Family. The book depicts how this family maintaines their faith in God, have love for family, family roots, neighbors, surving in a diverse community and know the importance of a good education. Everyone has a dream and a story. There were stories told that captured the imagination of each child. In this book, you will discover that we were not able to run away from hard times. We always continued the chores until they were completed. We are a humble family. When you read this book from cover to cover, you will understand how this family understands life struggles, hard times and good times. Therefore, we are able to indure the hardships and enjoy our labor.