In Eudora Welty?s ?A Worn Path,? an old African-American grandmother has set out on a journey for life. Her sightless eyes have turned blue with age, and wrinkles have enveloped her forehead. Simply dressed in an apron made of bleached sugar sacks, she has set out upon her excursion, over mountains, through fields, and across the creek, with one purpose in mind, to retrieve the soothing medicine that will give life to her only
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apprehends bad guys, and saves the world from villains, but she is a hero to one boy, her grandson, who means everything to him. She is also a hero to today?s people, melting their hard-bitten hearts with a touching view of a strong, loving bond between grandmother and grandson. Phoenix Jackson is a hero who proves to the world, that it is our ability to love one another that makes people real human beings.