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The Buntyn Family collaboratively reveals Cornbread in Buttermilk

As a family, The Buntyns offer a biographical account of Emma Lee Buntyn’s life fondly called Pappie by the family and her friends. She, like a tragic hero, had been stripped of her vestures as a consequence from acquiring and raising six urchins. She was once known to be a natty, well-dressed, even fashionable dresser. Now, after having raised all six in Harlem New York, the Buntyns are no longer urchins but responsible adults and from a heart of gratitude for her patience and sacrifice became the very fabric with which this tribute is called upon. “Cornbread in Buttermilk,” a recipe that, for The Buntyn family, evokes a flood of nostalgic, affectionate memories, gives readers a profoundly moving portrayal of an ordinary woman who has lived an extraordinary life. It also shows her remarkable feat at single-handedly raising a family that preserved the values which are increasingly becoming obsolete-either due to radical liberalism or indifference- in today’s time.

We feel many social ills in society are evidence of a deterioration of family values. This book resurfaces those values that have been diluted over a period of time.

A statement of empowerment as it is a testament of courage, “Cornbread in Buttermilk” recaptures the fleeting values of humanity’s social structure: fear (reverence) of God, faith in family and fundamental education, Most importantly, it offers an entirely rewarding literary treat teeming with timeless wisdom on love as a desideratum in the rearing of a strong family and legacy.