Cotton was a force of nature. There's a poetry to it, hoeing and growing cotton.
When you have a movie, you know who they start out as and where they go. But this is constantly changing, and you're growing with the character.
As a child growing up during the Korean War, I knew poverty. I studied by candlelight.
At home, growing up, we weren't really poor. We had everything we needed, we just didn't have what we wanted.
It seems very safe to me to be surrounded by green growing things and water.