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By Thomas K. Perry

an opportunity assembly among a tender white boy and an African American neighborhood mentor ends up in an altruistic obsession during this exceptional biography. Willie Lee Buffington (1908-1988), at the same time a tender lad, by no means understood the Jim Crow mentality of Deep South the USA within the first half the 20th century. As a mud negative fabric mill employee, he secures a dime to buy 5 stamps, sending letters off asking for books for uneducated African americans. Buffington additionally works not easy to develop into hugely proficient himself, parlaying his experiences right into a professorship. Buffington’s paintings ethic and empathy for his fellow guy ultimately snowballs into over 100 religion Cabin Libraries all through South Carolina and Georgia. The awesome Buffington, particularly unknown, turns into a civil rights icon during this robust tale of religion and solid works.

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