Birth of first grandchild leads LaPlace woman to speak out to help others

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 5, 2005

Elaine Tassara kisses her first grandchild, Gabriella Michelle, as pictures of her daughter Michelle are seen on the wall in the background. Ever since the death of Michelle five years ago, Tassara has struggled to manage through each day. But the birth of Gabriella has brought new hope back into her life. (Staff photo by Kevin Chiri.)