The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963

What does dad tell the kids about Moses Henderson ?

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While the family is watching the weather forecast on TV, Momma (Wilona) gets upset about the cold and the subject of Moses Henderson comes up. Dad (Daniel) is quite the storyteller, so he explains to the children that they came really close to having a clown named "Hambone" Henderson for a father; this man was allegedly a former beau of Momma's. Dad gave him the nickname Hambone because his head was shaped like one; the small show that Dad puts on makes everybody crack up about Hambone. Momma tries to hide a laugh; she has a habit of putting her hand over her mouth whenever she is going to smile in order to cover a big gap in her teeth.