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Gladys Burrus

Published 10:08am Friday, October 12, 2012

NAME: Gladys Burrus

Glady Burrus says the secret to life is snuff and chewing tobacco. -- submitted

NUMBER OF CHILDREN: Three

CHURCH AFFILIATION: St. Paul’s Baptist

IF I COULD CHANGE MY NAME I WOULD MAKE IT: Honey

PEOPLE SAY I LOOK LIKE: My mama

TV SHOW I NEVER MISS: “As the World Turns”

THE SECRET TO HAPPINESS IS: Snuff or chewing tobacco

BOOK ON NIGHTSTAND: The Bible

THE BEST LESSON I’VE LEARN IN LIFE: To work hard

BEST DECISION I’VE MADE IN LIFE: Keep working hard

WHAT GIVES ME THE BLUES: Missing mom

BEST CHILDHOOD MEMORY: Playing ball

IF I HAD TO EAT ONLY THREE FOODS FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE, THEY WOULD BE: Snaps, corn and butterbeans

ONE SUPERPOWER I WISH I HAD: To win $1 million by clapping my hands

PROUDEST ACHIEVEMENT: Work in the fields and making a little money

LAST TRIP: New York

MY FRIENDS: Like me

I LOSE MY COOL WHEN: People talk mean

 

SONGS I LOVE TO SING: “Amazing Grace,” “Gloria Hallelujah” and “Swing Low Sweet Chariot”

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