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'The Girl in the Yellow Poncho' explores growing up biracial and abandoned

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We revisit Celeste Headlee’s conversation with journalist and professor Kristal Brent Zook about her memoir “The Girl in the Yellow Poncho ” from September 2023. Zook’s white father abandoned her Black mother when Zook was an infant, and she writes about her struggles with identity and abandonment.

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