Bridgette Tatum

Bridgette Tatum

It's rhinestone cowgirl glam topped off with a well-worn baseball cap. It's a sweet South Carolina low country drawl, punctuated with raucous laughter and a few well-placed swears. It's a tender vulnerability exposed by life's hard knocks, and the gritty swagger of a survivor. It's a lot of things, but no words can distill the essence of Bridgette Tatum better than the woman's own: "Sex, church, and chicken. That's what it's all about," she declares with a matter-of-fact nod that doesn't quite hide her mischievous grin.

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