“It seemed as if the things I’d witnessed—Brad and Brenda, those bullies, trying to pick a fight at the drugstore sit-in, the fear seizing the grownups’ faces, Lamar Scurlock’s scrawny hand slapping Aubrey—all that ugliness was seared into the horse.” In the spring of 1964, Etta McDaniel’s horse is struck by lightning on the family’s … Continue reading Lightningstruck