Sunday, June 19, 2016

Saint and family …

Books Blog: Will the sun come out for Katharine Drexel?
Biddle finds her ancestor tremendously inspiring, a remarkable woman: “She gave up a wealthy life in order to help people she felt had been hideously maltreated for centuries.” Drexel took a vow of poverty and worked to establish schools for African American and Native American children. “She decided that she needed to address the needs of the poorest of the poor, which we all still need to focus on.”

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