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Margaret Gaffney Haughery: Saint of New Orleans by Linda Harris Sittig

    Almost two centuries before Hurricane Katrina wreaked devastation upon the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, a different type of villain stalked the city. That villain was hunger. It rooted itself in the poor parishes of the city, and … Continue reading

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Ruby Bridges, Child of Civil Rights by Linda Harris Sittig

Some women become strong with age and others are forced to learn strength during childhood. One such woman is Ruby Bridges. Artist Norman Rockwell painted her before her ninth birthday. Look, a popular magazine of that era, featured her the … Continue reading

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