In this interview, I explain that a lot of my motivation is just taking ownership. I feel an obligation to make it; to be successful. I have a responsibility to represent my community.
Sunshine touches the plant every day and said it defines her. “It’s my existence, my identity, who I am, and what I’ve been doing,” she said. “I think it may be because my mom looked at it in a very spiritual way, all those hours listening to Bob Marley as a kid, all the activism.” She paused. “It gave me a sense of freedom and independence I am very grateful for.”