Judge Berryl Anderson and her mother, Virginia

Judge Berryl Anderson and her mother, Virginia Anderson, came to StoryCorps in Atlanta to talk about what Berryl was like as a child. As it turns out she was the family troublemaker.

The day they recorded their conversation, Berryl was sworn in as the Chief Magistrate Judge in DeKalb County, Georgia.

Originally aired September 17, 2010 on NPR’s Morning Edition.