Mama Bear: How Ziaire Williams’ mom shifts between probation officer and pro parent

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: May 07, 2022 10:26 AM CT | Published: May 06, 2022 4:00 AM CT

“Basketball is not all that he is. It’s just what he does,” Marquita Williams said. “As his mom, I get him away from all of that. It’s about finding a balance, just like it is in anything.” 

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Candace Echols

Candace Echols

Candace Echols is a Midtown resident, wife, and mother of five. She is a freelance writer who also recently published her first book, the children’s book “Josephine and the Quarantine.” She writes a weekly column for Storyboard Memphis.


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