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If George Can Do That, I Can Do This!

Friday, February 08, 2013

So, George Dawson, age 98, African American, went to school to learn how to read and write. He then became a best-selling author of the book "Life Is Good." A middle school was named after him with a statue of him erected. When the students feel they can't, they think of Mr. Dawson and say they can do anything.

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CAMSEDGE 2/15/2013 10:13AM

    The inspirations are there if we just open our eyes....always emoticon

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GINA180847 2/15/2013 10:13AM

    Wow, amazing to do this. With the help of prayer anything is possible.

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PYNETREE 2/10/2013 10:08AM

    He had something to say..and found a way to write it!

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JILL313 2/9/2013 11:07PM

    Hi Ramona, I do remember hearing about him but have no idea when he was going to school? His family and friends including all of us should be so proud of this humble man who lived his dream of being able to read and write. It reminded me it's never too late at any age to reach our hopes and dreams and make them become our reality. He looks like such a kind man. He's someone I would have liked to meet in person and shake his hand and give him a big hug. Thank for posting the videos and telling a little about him as he makes me so proud of him and what he accomplished very late in life. Really glad they named a good school after him. I wonder if he has any family such as children or GKs?

Hugs,

Jill

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JULIERAE41 2/9/2013 8:48PM

    Right on! It is never too late for GREAT!!!!!

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EMMAJANEAUSTEN 2/9/2013 3:04PM

    Excellent, thank you for posting this.

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111BUTTERFLY111 2/9/2013 9:08AM

    We can do all we set our hearts and minds to. Christ is our strength. He have a wonderful shoulder to lean on!
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