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Gifted Hands

harleyone Wrote: Mar 25, 2013 12:22 PM
So true. "...they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."Conservatives must continue to admire those who inspire us despite the racist rhetoric from the left.

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...