Few former baseball players and firefighters also have “cake decorator” on their resume. Many have gawked over the cakes from Sweet T’s Bakery in Oxford. However, few know the story of the man behind them.
Growing up in the Mississippi Delta teaches people things from a unique perspective. Emory Ryals, a 23-year-old artist and teacher, credits what she refers to as the “nothingness” in the Delta for her creativity. Little did she know what the nothingness would ignite.