“No matter how cold it was outside, it got warmer when I was in a room with her.”

Madzimoyo Owusu & Johannah Owusu

Side by side, hand in hand—Madzimoyo Owusu remembers always feeling protected by her grandmother, even when they would just sit in silence.

At StoryCorps, she opens up to her daughter, Johannah, about how her grandmother’s gentle, yet powerful spirit—and hands—left a lasting imprint on her life.

Listen to Madzimoyo and Johannah’s original StoryCorps interview.

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