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 A Live oak covered in Spanish moss shields Sallie Ann Robinson's home on February 2, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Sallie currently lives in a restored historical home where Frances Jones, a long-time teacher and leader on the island, once lived. She hopes to build on her family's property soon.  Click here to read a Q+A with Sallie .  See the online gallery that ran with the story here .

A Live oak covered in Spanish moss shields Sallie Ann Robinson's home on February 2, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Sallie currently lives in a restored historical home where Frances Jones, a long-time teacher and leader on the island, once lived. She hopes to build on her family's property soon. Click here to read a Q+A with Sallie. See the online gallery that ran with the story here.

 Sallie Ann Robinson talks about how Daufuskie islanders used to put Spanish moss in their shoes to lower high blood pressure, while leading a tour with Tour Daufuskie, on February 2, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina.

Sallie Ann Robinson talks about how Daufuskie islanders used to put Spanish moss in their shoes to lower high blood pressure, while leading a tour with Tour Daufuskie, on February 2, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina.

 Sallie Ann Robinson, The Gullah Diva, posed for a portrait with a piece of found driftwood on the beach on February 3, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Robinson is a sixth generation native Gullah.

Sallie Ann Robinson, The Gullah Diva, posed for a portrait with a piece of found driftwood on the beach on February 3, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Robinson is a sixth generation native Gullah.

 Sallie Ann Robinson walks toward driftwood at the beach on the Atlantic Ocean, on February 3, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Daufuskie Island, accessible only by boat or ferry, is home to about 400 full time residents.

Sallie Ann Robinson walks toward driftwood at the beach on the Atlantic Ocean, on February 3, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Daufuskie Island, accessible only by boat or ferry, is home to about 400 full time residents.

 A photograph of Sallie Ann Robinson in a copy of Pat Conroy's book, The Water is Wide, gets passed around a tour group while inside the renovated Mary Fields School on February 2, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. The school building now houses a coffee shop, an indigo dying studio, and church and civic activities. Robinson was featured in Conroy's book as the character Ethel. Conroy taught Robinson for one year at the school.

A photograph of Sallie Ann Robinson in a copy of Pat Conroy's book, The Water is Wide, gets passed around a tour group while inside the renovated Mary Fields School on February 2, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. The school building now houses a coffee shop, an indigo dying studio, and church and civic activities. Robinson was featured in Conroy's book as the character Ethel. Conroy taught Robinson for one year at the school.

 Sallie Ann Robinson laughs with Lisa McDonald, visiting from Newnan, Georgia, after signing a copy of her cookbook at the Freeport Marina General Store on February 2, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Robinson has written two cookbooks, Gullah Home Cooking, the Daufuskie Way and Cooking the Gullah Way: Morning, Noon and Night.

Sallie Ann Robinson laughs with Lisa McDonald, visiting from Newnan, Georgia, after signing a copy of her cookbook at the Freeport Marina General Store on February 2, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Robinson has written two cookbooks, Gullah Home Cooking, the Daufuskie Way and Cooking the Gullah Way: Morning, Noon and Night.

 Sallie Ann Robinson arranges dishes she prepared on February 3, 2019, at her home in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Robinson has written two cookbooks, Gullah Home Cooking, the Daufuskie Way and Cooking the Gullah Way: Morning, Noon and Night. As a sixth generation native Gullah, Robinson's cookbooks combine her family's recipes with stories of growing up on the island.

Sallie Ann Robinson arranges dishes she prepared on February 3, 2019, at her home in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Robinson has written two cookbooks, Gullah Home Cooking, the Daufuskie Way and Cooking the Gullah Way: Morning, Noon and Night. As a sixth generation native Gullah, Robinson's cookbooks combine her family's recipes with stories of growing up on the island.

 Sixth generation Gullah, Sallie Ann Robinson walks towards the family home where she was born, on February 3, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Robinson hopes to one day renovate the property for a bed and breakfast.

Sixth generation Gullah, Sallie Ann Robinson walks towards the family home where she was born, on February 3, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Robinson hopes to one day renovate the property for a bed and breakfast.

A Live oak covered in Spanish moss shields Sallie Ann Robinson's home on February 2, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Sallie currently lives in a restored historical home where Frances Jones, a long-time teacher and leader on the island, once lived. She hopes to build on her family's property soon. Click here to read a Q+A with Sallie. See the online gallery that ran with the story here.

Sallie Ann Robinson talks about how Daufuskie islanders used to put Spanish moss in their shoes to lower high blood pressure, while leading a tour with Tour Daufuskie, on February 2, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina.

Sallie Ann Robinson, The Gullah Diva, posed for a portrait with a piece of found driftwood on the beach on February 3, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Robinson is a sixth generation native Gullah.

Sallie Ann Robinson walks toward driftwood at the beach on the Atlantic Ocean, on February 3, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Daufuskie Island, accessible only by boat or ferry, is home to about 400 full time residents.

A photograph of Sallie Ann Robinson in a copy of Pat Conroy's book, The Water is Wide, gets passed around a tour group while inside the renovated Mary Fields School on February 2, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. The school building now houses a coffee shop, an indigo dying studio, and church and civic activities. Robinson was featured in Conroy's book as the character Ethel. Conroy taught Robinson for one year at the school.

Sallie Ann Robinson laughs with Lisa McDonald, visiting from Newnan, Georgia, after signing a copy of her cookbook at the Freeport Marina General Store on February 2, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Robinson has written two cookbooks, Gullah Home Cooking, the Daufuskie Way and Cooking the Gullah Way: Morning, Noon and Night.

Sallie Ann Robinson arranges dishes she prepared on February 3, 2019, at her home in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Robinson has written two cookbooks, Gullah Home Cooking, the Daufuskie Way and Cooking the Gullah Way: Morning, Noon and Night. As a sixth generation native Gullah, Robinson's cookbooks combine her family's recipes with stories of growing up on the island.

Sixth generation Gullah, Sallie Ann Robinson walks towards the family home where she was born, on February 3, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Robinson hopes to one day renovate the property for a bed and breakfast.

 A Live oak covered in Spanish moss shields Sallie Ann Robinson's home on February 2, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Sallie currently lives in a restored historical home where Frances Jones, a long-time teacher and leader on the island, once lived. She hopes to build on her family's property soon.  Click here to read a Q+A with Sallie .  See the online gallery that ran with the story here .
 Sallie Ann Robinson talks about how Daufuskie islanders used to put Spanish moss in their shoes to lower high blood pressure, while leading a tour with Tour Daufuskie, on February 2, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina.
 Sallie Ann Robinson, The Gullah Diva, posed for a portrait with a piece of found driftwood on the beach on February 3, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Robinson is a sixth generation native Gullah.
 Sallie Ann Robinson walks toward driftwood at the beach on the Atlantic Ocean, on February 3, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Daufuskie Island, accessible only by boat or ferry, is home to about 400 full time residents.
 A photograph of Sallie Ann Robinson in a copy of Pat Conroy's book, The Water is Wide, gets passed around a tour group while inside the renovated Mary Fields School on February 2, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. The school building now houses a coffee shop, an indigo dying studio, and church and civic activities. Robinson was featured in Conroy's book as the character Ethel. Conroy taught Robinson for one year at the school.
 Sallie Ann Robinson laughs with Lisa McDonald, visiting from Newnan, Georgia, after signing a copy of her cookbook at the Freeport Marina General Store on February 2, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Robinson has written two cookbooks, Gullah Home Cooking, the Daufuskie Way and Cooking the Gullah Way: Morning, Noon and Night.
 Sallie Ann Robinson arranges dishes she prepared on February 3, 2019, at her home in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Robinson has written two cookbooks, Gullah Home Cooking, the Daufuskie Way and Cooking the Gullah Way: Morning, Noon and Night. As a sixth generation native Gullah, Robinson's cookbooks combine her family's recipes with stories of growing up on the island.
 Sixth generation Gullah, Sallie Ann Robinson walks towards the family home where she was born, on February 3, 2019, in Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. Robinson hopes to one day renovate the property for a bed and breakfast.