States of America


12/07/2020 | 4m 52s | Video has closed captioning.

As a young, single mother of three, Joyce Thomas moved from St. Vincent to the United States after reading a newspaper ad for housekeeping jobs. She eventually ended up in Connecticut and began working with children, adopting six more of her own and becoming something of a matriarch in her New Haven neighborhood.

Aired: 12/07/20

Rating: TV-PG

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