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A Short History of Sweet Potato Pie and How It Became a Flying Saucer

  • Aired: 1/15/2012
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In the tradition of 'Chocolat' comes 'Sweet Potato Pie.' Here is the true story of Pearl Mallory who works as a cook at the St. Mary's Court Retirement Home in Washington, DC. Hailing from rural Virginia, Pearl is one of eight children borne of the sons and daughters of slaves, Now, at the age of 82, she has lived nearly her entire life in kitchens cooking for senior citizens.

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