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“How far you go in life

depends on your being tender

with the young, compassionate

with the aged, sympathetic with

the striving, and tolerant of the

weak and the strong. Because

someday in life you will have

been all of these.”


-George Washington Carver

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Five Feet of Courage

By Ruth Mitchell

I am the eighth sibling from the family of ten. My mother, Charlener Gilyard, tilled the cotton fields from sunrise till sunset in order to provide a place for myself and nine siblings to live on the plantation for a small fee, food,

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