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Once a kidnapped slave baby, George Washington Carver (1864-1943) found freedom in learning everything he could about the world around him. Overcoming poverty and racism, George became a brilliant scientist and a gifted professor who dedicated his expertise to helping black farmers escape the devastating grip of poverty. George's scientific creativity knew no limits. His ingenious experimentation with peanuts and other plants helped rescue the failing Southern economy. Still remembered for his far-reaching and diverse achievements, Dr. Carver generously shared his talent simply for the reward of helping others.

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inspiring book

this is a well written book. the story told his whole life from start to finish. it never got bogged down bit l but moved at a good pace. I recommend this book to anyone.

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Art in audio

A great informative piece of work I really appreciate it it was riveting I could not turn it off thank you

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Awesome read!

The book was easy to listen to upbeat and will keep you captivated. Great book!

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A genuine American heroe!

This is one of the best books I have read! He clearly showed how you can overcome all obstacles in life. He got an education way beyond what most black folks would think possible, used all his talents to the fullest, was frugal with every dime he ever got, and never adopted the idea that anyone owed him anything for nothing. I believe every high school sophomore should be required to read this book.

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An amazing story

I’d never heard of George Washington Carver but what an amazing man he was! I couldn’t stop listening to this one