Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Our family recently visited Little Rock. We love American history and have a goal to visit every state capitol and presidential museum. Over the years I have been so amazed at the ways in which the capitols vary and really do reflect the people and the state's values. I always leave feeling as though I had gained new insight into a place. While we were in Little Rock, we also visited the National Park created to celebrate the Little Rock Nine and their incredible achievement.
Do you know about the Little Rock Nine? They were the brave high school students who integrated Central High School in 1957. They faced incredible persecution in order to create new opportunities for themselves and those who came after. They are brave. Like Ruby. They are heroes. My heroes. My daughter's heroes. Maybe yours, too?
This site is a good place to start learning more.
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