The Life Of Mary Mcleod Bethune

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Mary Mcleod Bethune once said, “Without faith, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible.” This is a quote I live my life by because it lets me know I can do whatever I want in life, as long as I believe I can. Bethune was one of seventeen children and went on to become the only child in her family to attend school. She did well in school, and received a scholarship to the Scotia Seminary for Girls. After graduating, she moved to Chicago to continue her education at Moody Bible Institute. Like myself, Bethune believed that education provided the key to racial advancement, so she founded her own institute in Florida. The institute started out with only five students, but grew to over 250 students in the following years. Later, the

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