Huskins enjoys being a grandmother to thousands
by Marie Nesmith
May 12, 2012 | 1470 views | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Tate McGill receives some special playtime with Inez Huskins at the daycare business she has operated in her home for 40 years.
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As Mother's Day quickly approaches, Inez Huskins is looking forward to touching base with her relatives and "extended family" on Sunday. Owning and operating a daycare business out of her Cartersville home for the past 40 years, the 80-year-old is affectionately known as "grandmother" to many in the Bartow community.

"What I enjoy most [is] the hugging and the kissing," Huskins said. "They come up and kiss me on my cheek and say, 'Grandmother, I love you.' They call me grandmother -- everybody that knows me, the doctors, the lawyers, the nurses. I can go to the hospital and when they see me, they'll holler, 'Hi grandmother.' I've kept ... [the children of] several of the doctors, ambulance drivers, hospital nurses, state patrol. I've just kept everybody."

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