The Cake

A photo of a mixed-race woman in a business meeting with another woman.
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FFamily isn’t always about blood. It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs, the ones who accept you for who you are, the ones who show up for you, and who love you.

My African American father left his tiny hometown of Goochland, Virginia when he was…

Denise Woodard

Mom, Wife, Founder of Partake.

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