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Alicen Wonderland and Julie Ragusa | Mapping a Modern MS

Monday, September 26, 2016

Alicen Wonderland and Julie Ragusa are the owners of The Mockingbird Café in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. After Hurricane Katrina, they both recognized the need for a space where the community could come and heal from tragedy together.

“Mississippi’s home, and this place in particular is magic. And it’s the people that make it so.”-Alicen

“I think this place attracts like-minded people. The Mockingbird and Bay St. Louis, Mississippi attracts like-minded people who celebrate diversity and who really appreciate diversity.”-Julie

This interview is part of the Museum’s Mapping a Modern Mississippi Initiative.