June Isabelle "Junebug" Mings
February 17, 1937 - March 11, 2017
The story goes that there once was a little girl. Her name was June and she was born at a time when medicine was not what it is today. At the young age of 2 she was caught in the polio epidemic. For her, this twist of fate would be the legacy for strength, endurance and love like no other. Scars from surgeries on her legs were the start of storytelling from her to Brenda and I as a young mother reacting to the questions of her children. She would tell us of her trips to West Orange to a children's hospital up until her final surgery at the young age of 16. Only a couple of years earlier, a . . .