Every Tub Sits On Its Own Bottom: The True Story Of A Very Unlikely Boy Who Chose Not To Accept “Reality” As His Destiny.
Ardist Cooper Jr. was born a sharecropper’s son, the shyest and most insecure of his 10 other brothers and sisters. He always stayed close by his family, until one night, Ardist suddenly felt it was his destiny to free his family from the hardships of farm life in the Old South. At 11 years old, he ran away from his loving home to become a self-sufficient man.Barely able to write his own name, car...
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Print Length: 232 pages
Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0615629938
Publisher: CreateSpace (July 18, 2012)
Publication Date: July 18, 2012
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A wonderful book I thought illustrated many of Thomas Sowell's observations on the transition from pre-Civil Rights to Post-Civil Rights America. Whether Ardist realizes it or not, his simply written little book is an excellent illustration of what ...
ty-five cents in his pocket, and alone wandering a country caught up in the chaos of WWII, Ardist ignored the obstacles of his “reality” as he ran off into the night. So began his incredible journey of constantly re-evaluating his self-worth and the difficult lessons learned from wanting others to discover theirs.Narrated by now 80-year old Ardist, you relive his inspiring journey through candid, yet humbly told stories. As his life weaves into major events in American history, he shares a unique perspective of how they affected both blacks and whites in a world ready for change. His honesty continues as he discovers—and overcomes—the biggest limitation of his time. It wasn’t segregation or racism—it was himself.Every Tub Sits on Its Own Bottom shows us how to create our dreams by being honest with ourselves first. Through his life story, Ardist entertains, educates, and quietly dares us to create the reality we desire, rather than settle for what we believe is possible.