Where Are They Now: The Cast of Gullah Gullah Island

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Ron Daise

One half of the central couple of the show.  Ron Daise and his (real) wife came with their (fake) family and taught viewers about the Gullah costal lifestyle and also taught life lessons to the viewers.

Ron Daise wasn’t just a performer, but also a historian and author.  He started out as a reporter, and began writing articles about the Gullah community in South Carolina that he eventually put in his first book “Reminisces of Sea Island Heritages.”  He wrote multiple books and has a blog, The Gullah and African Connection that discusses his lectures and studies at colleges.  He released a CD named “Sweet Surprises,” (which was very touching) and he and his wife continue to perform.

Speaking of his wife…

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