The Saga of Lucy Mcgregor is an inspiring story of a young grils life in rural Mississippi spanning the depression years through the Civil Rights movement of the sixties. Lucy's mother dies when she is only nine years of age. She has to leave school to care for her two younger sisters while her father roams the country side looking for work. Lucy leads a very sheltered life until her father dies when she is sixteen.Lucy meets and marries the Reverend McGregor's son, Junior, who is every woman's nightmare. Her days are filled with fear and desperation. Lucy bears twelve children by this man, raising them under the harshest of circumstances. Her life is spent caring for these children and trying to protect them from their abusive father.Lucy's only friend is a black woman she meets at the height of the Civil Rights movement. A woman is murdered and Lucy has to stand by in helplessness as her friend's innocent husband is accused. Lucy is racked with guilt as she suspects her own husband is the guilty party.The Saga of Lucy McGregor focuses on the stark realities of poverty and the hopelessness of it's victims. Lucy's story is one of resilience and courage and one you won't soon forget.