\"I looked in the mirror, and I felt like I met myself fully for the first time. I had these waist-length Senegalese twists, and I loved them,\" Pressley said of the braids she had before alopecia. \"What I saw in the mirror was in alignment with my soul, and I felt powerful and beautiful. And then I started receiving all these notes and posts and emails from people about what it meant to them that I was in this position and wearing my hair in this ethno-Afrocentric pride.\"
This week, the farm, 477 Old Ebenezer Road, will be open through Friday 6:30-8 p.m., weather permitting. Brandy will announce the weekend hours on Facebook later in the week. For more information about the foundation, visit lovelikegracie.org. 781b155fdc