Willie Bell Harris, 69, embraces her great-granddaughter Reshida Mitchell, 2. In March, Harris received a letter from the city of Orlando at her former Parramore Village home, informing her that the city wanted to buy her property and that she would have to move from the home where she has lived for 34 years where she raised 11 children. Harris, it turns out, was one of the lucky ones. The city found her a three-bedroom home off Ivey Lane in a much better neighborhood,' she says. Still, she says, she misses her old friends.
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