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The Help by Kathryn Stockett

My daughter gave me The Help by Kathryn Stockett as part of my Christmas present a year or two ago. It had been her favourite book of the year. When I started reading it, I was not sure I would enjoy it, but because of the strong recommendation, I persevered. I am very glad that I …

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Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin

I cannot really remember how or where I came by this book, Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin.  However, I remembered being told by my mother about a white man who pretended to be black and people were rude and unkind to him because they thought he was black. I recall, even as a young …

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