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6:58 am on Wednesday November 16, 2011

Grandson of blacksmith Philip Simmons helping Charleston connect with Gullah roots

Ade Ofunniyin, the grandson of Charleston's late and legendary blacksmith Philip Simmons, has returned to Charleston and has launched a couple initiatives to help strengthen Charleston's Gullah ties — but it's not been all smooth sailing. The ...