Faith and Belief

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Dr. Bethune’s Last Will & Testament

Author

Bethune, Mary McLeod

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Overview

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 a teacher,…

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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Part II

Author

Franklin, Benjamin

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Benjamin Franklin was one of the great statesmen of the American Revolution. He helped draft the Declaration of Independence, served as our first ambassador to France, and was critical in forging the…

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The Three Hermits

Author

Tolstoy, Leo

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Leo Tolstoy, the 19th century Russian author of the novels War and Peace and Anna Karenina, here recounts "An Old Legend Current in the Volga District." The legend follows…

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Reflections on Gandhi

Author

Orwell, George

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British author George Orwell was born in India in 1903 and wrote many essays and stories about that country. He is best known now for his two novels of political satire, Animal Farm and 1984.…

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Salvation

Author

Hughes, Langston

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Langston Hughes' poetry and plays emerged during the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s, while Hughes himself held jobs that varied from cook to seaman to English teacher, and that took him as far…

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