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Dr. Bethune’s Last Will & Testament

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Reading

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Mary McLeod Bethune, the founder of Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida, was born on a South Carolina farm in 1875.  The child of former slaves, she went on to become…

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The Woodcarver

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Reading

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Little is known about the life of Chuang Tzu, a renowned and influential Chinese Taoist philosopher who lived during the fourth century BCE. According to legend, he refused King Wei…

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Hallelujah the Saviors are Here

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Audio

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Rachel Smith wrote the poem, "Hallelujah the Saviors are Here," when she was 18 years old and a member of the Kenwood Academy Slam Poetry team. She performed this poem…

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The Guardian Angel

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Reading

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In this poem by contemporary American poet Stephen Dunn, a guardian angel despairs of being able to protect the souls in his charge.  But he is "in for the long…