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Bleacher Article Inspires a Letter to President Obama

By Damali Binta Yael On February - 27 - 2010

A college class read the Bleacher article on Mrs. Flora Jackson. They are now composing a letter to the President of the United States to request that the 100-year-old Mrs. Flora Jackson be honored and recognized for her love of sports and quilting.

We wish to honor Mrs. Flora Jackson for Black History Month 2010. We can learn from history, and we can certainly use our creative writing to tell stories of citizens who have contributed to the wellness and creativity of America. We realize that contributions have been made in every echelon, and from all social or economic levels of our society.

The letter is posted:

 

Mr.  President.

As a part of our community service program, we want to make you aware of a creative and intelligent woman born 100 years ago, on October 15. Her name is Mrs. Flora Jackson.

Mrs. Jackson is a gifted seamstress who makes beautiful quilts. The designs in her quilts...

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