In a little community, Sarah Konk saved a little girl’s life a wonder mommy in every sense of the word. Not surprisingly, Conc has traditionally valued family. She was raised in Quenco, Louisiana, the youngest of four siblings, and has always has valued her early memories. What makes Louisiana special is the people, Konk explains. No strangers for me.

I appreciate learning someone’s story. By the end of the chat, I adore it. Konk has been sharing her own story a lot lately, and the details are grabbing global media attention. She usually takes the road less traveled, but she never expected to be raising a Haitian child abandoned by her mother, a teen prostitute. I cried and laughed at her narrative. Read the full story here ▶