George Dawson spent the first 98 years of his life unable to read and signed his name with an X. He kept it a secret for years. At 98, George decided to attend Adult Education Classes to learn how to read. I didn't want to miss a single word of this sweet story because it could be a life lesson.
Things will be all right. People need to hear that. Life is good, just as it is.
There isn't anything I would change about my life. It didn't bother me none. Back at our farm I was most often the first one up. There was lots of chores to do " I tell people not to worry about things, not to worry about their lives. There was lots of chores to do, but sometimes, shutting the door quietly, I would lean against the logs and look at the sky and take a few moments for myself.
Inside, the cabin had the comfortable feel of people. Outside, it was empty and lonely and I had grown to like that too. I liked to look at the stars on the still and quiet mornings and listen for the howl of the coyotes.
It was polished black with a shiny brass radiator cap.
The top could come down, of course, and it was something to see. It worked in town, but wasn't too practical. We didn't get a lot of rain, but when the rain came down it was often a downpour.
Our roads turned to mud, and the autos just couldn't make it. After a good rain, I saw cars being towed by a mule or a team of horses.
Most people agreed as to how those cars were close to useless, but I still liked them anyway.George Dawson (January 19, – July 5, ) was called "America's favorite poster child for literacy" after learning to read at the age of His life story, Life Is So Good, was published in Life is so good by george dawson and richard glaubman (, paperback, reprint) Samsonite vintage train make up case luggage brown with originals keys free ship Coach f heritage signature travel kit silver/khaki/brown.
Life is good, just as it is. There isn't anything I would change about my life."George Dawson In this remarkable book, George Dawson, a sl Learn more about Life Is So Good in the Southeast Florida Library Association digital collection.
Life Is So Good, George Dawson, Richard Glaubman, Random House.
Des milliers de livres avec la livraison chez vous en 1 jour ou en magasin avec -5% de réduction. Throughout this story, 'Life Is So Good' captures Dawson's techniques for survival, and the history of the nation, as seen through Dawson's eyes -- segregation and race relations in the South, the First World War, the invention of the automobile and the airplane, the desegregation of baseball, and more.
In this remarkable book, George Dawson, a year-old man who learned to read when he was 98, reflects on the philosophy he learned from his father—a belief that "life is so good"—as he offers valuable lessons in living and a fresh, firsthand view of America during the twentieth century.