Mississippi Delta – Land Lost: The Mississippi Delta is a very different region of the country when compared to other areas.
After the Civil War, many areas were undeveloped, despite the well balanced land to grow a variety of crops on. Today, many of the Delta areas are still undeveloped and lack jobs, hospitals, education and more.
The Delta is comprised of a flat low lying land that sits between the Mississippi River and the Yazoo River. The land in between is 200 miles long and 70 miles wide at its widest point.
This resident has lived in the delta her entire life, since 1961.