viewers have come to know and love Lucimarian Roberts, the eighty-eight-year-old
mother of co-anchor Robin Roberts. On the day after Hurricane Katrina blew
through the Gulf Coast, they watched Robin, standing amid the remnants of her
hometown, recount the desperate search for her mother and her return to safety.
was not surprised to learn that even as the winds howled and floodwaters rose,
Lucimarian sang hymns. Today, Lucimarian Roberts can recite lyrics to hundreds
of hymns and spirituals. She credits hymns for helping her, a black woman born
in 1924, live faithfully through the turbulent times of the Great Depression,
segregation, and racial prejudice even as the wife of a US Air Force officer.
memoir shares pivotal moments in Lucimarian Roberts’ intriguing life, revealing
how God has sustained her with strength and hope. Daughter Robin reflects at
the close of each chapter, with her own voice, on her remarkable mother’s
character and influence. Download and start listening now!