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Gifted Hands

americathebeautiful Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 8:20 AM
We have in our midst a man of great stature and honesty and intelligence and honor and respect......Thank you very much Dr. Thomas Sowell for your wonderful introspection. And Dr. Ben Carson is also a man of great stature; honesty; intelligence; honor and respect and now IF only obama would learn something from those two very great men. But alas, obama won't learn anything from them because he is way way too wrapped up in himself (his narcissism and sociopathy) to learn anything, much less from people greater than himself. And YES, there are plenty of honorable and respected people much greater than himself. In fact MUCH MUCH GREATER in all regards.........

A remarkable book titled Gifted Hands tells the personal story of Benjamin Carson, a black kid from the Detroit ghetto who went on to become a renowned neurosurgeon.

At one time young Ben Carson had the lowest grades in his middle school class, and was the butt of teasing by his white classmates. Worse yet, he himself believed that he was just not smart enough to do the work.

Fortunately for him, his mother, whose own education went no further than the third grade, insisted that he was smart. She cut off the television set and made him and his brother...