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There was a time during Donald Davis's college freshman year when he wasn't really sure if he wanted to claim his hometown of Sulpher Springs, North Carolina. But a boy by the name of Stanley Easter changed his mind.

"The year after that," he recalls, "I did go home from college for Thanksgiving. In fact, I had now become so proud of where I was from that I could hardly wait to get home. I no longer had to lie about where I was from. The world of childhood was quickly becoming a dear place to visit."

This story of accepting one's roots endears anyone who has ever thought twice about admitting where they came from. And Davis, in his sly narration, acknowledges that a whole lifetime of thoughts and attitudes can be rearranged in a single moment.

©2008 Donald Davis (P)2008 August House, Inc.

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I got the point of the story but it was very disorganized and all over the place. Also, the delivery was roundabout. However, the audio narration was performed well.

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Bus Driving High School Students and More

This is my first listen by Donald Davis, but it surely won't be my last. What a phenomenal story teller! I could listen to him all day long. The gentle lessons learned during a time in the south that was anything but fair to the black community are something to behold. I caught myself cheering, laughing and crying as these tales unfolded. High school students who had just gotten their driver's licenses, going to a class to learn to drive school busses! Who would've ever thought! And the friendship that started in that tiny driving class . . . wow! Having grown up myself in a small southern town, I know how things work, so I wasn't surprised how the bank manager (Donald's father) took the good word of one customer to base his decisions on. You've just GOT to listen to this short audio! You will be better for it!

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I wept

I have long LOVED Donald Davis. I never weary of listening to his wonderful, wonderful stories. These two stories are ones I had never heard. You will be enriched!

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OUTSTANDING!!!!

Donald Davis is the most entertaining storyteller ever. Crying and laughter abound in every story.