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Gracie Hall-Hampton The Arkansas Years, 1917-1953

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ISBN-10: 1491831138

ISBN-13: 9781491831137

Edition: 2013

Authors: Codis Hampton II

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I have learned over the years that there is no greater feeling of accomplishment than to give something of oneself in hopes that others will benefit from that gift. The idea was planted in my being by my father's way of raising his children. It grew in leaps and bounds and, in fact, was magnified when actually I began to listen to stories about my family history. I took those stories passed on to by my father, mother, grandmother, and other family members to form a story about my Grandmother Gracie Hampton. It was her lifestyle, environment, conditions and timeline in which lived, that is the story's anchor, and my inspiration. And make no mistake, even though I have used the real names of…    
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Book details

List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Publication date: 11/22/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 362
Size: 0.24" wide x 0.35" long x 0.29" tall
Weight: 0.110
Language: English

When I was a young boy, I used to wonder why some white people did not like black people. I dated white girls as a teenager. One of the girls I dated father hated black people while living in a mixed Milwaukee neighborhood. He probably was not in the financial position to move, or he would have. My Grandma Gracie told me once, "I don't see what you see in them girls. They wrinkle up when they get old." I just smiled and answered, "Yes m'am." I just could not see any difference in the races other than physical. Becoming a man I was able to sort things out. I found out I loved observing people. I liked to figure out why individuals acted such way under different circumstances. For instance,…