One Person Can Make a Difference

In the case of this story it was a librarian. But if you reach out, you may never know how you’ve touched someone’s life.

Olly Neal grew up in Arkansas during the 1950s. He didn’t care much for high school. One day during his senior year, he cut class — and wandered into the school library.

As he told his daughter, Karama, recently, he stumbled onto a book written by African-American author Frank Yerby. And the discovery changed the life of a teenage boy who was, in Neal’s memory, “a rather troubled high school senior.”

Read the rest. It’s worth it.

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