George Washington Carver, who was born a slave, lived a fruitful life of service to others because he knew the secret of returning good for evil. ~ to read a 1-minute devotion about this man, click the image and when it enlarges, click again.
Suzanne Farrell (born 08/16/45) is an eminent ballerina (often referred to as the greatest American lyric ballerina) and the founder of the Suzanne Farrell Ballet at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. She was born Roberta Sue Ficker in Cincinnati and received her early training at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. In 1960 she was selected to study at George Balanchine's School of American Ballet with a Ford Foundation scholarship in 1960 and joined the New York City Ballet in 1961.
George Washington Carver changed lunchtime sandwiches forever when he invented peanut butter. Born a slave, Carver didn’t attend college until he was 30 years old, but he went on to create 400 new uses for peanuts, soybeans, sweet potatoes, and pecans
Martha Washington (1731-1802) America's first First Lady from 1789-1797. Her marriage to President George Washington was her second. Martha was known for interceding on behalf of those in need, especially veterans of the Revolutionary War.