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Article: Mary McLeod Bethune
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Mary Jane McLeod was born in 1875 in a small log cabin near [[Mayesville, South Carolina]], on a rice and cotton farm in [[Sumter County, South Carolina|Sumter County]]. She was the fifteenth of seventeen children born to Sam and Patsy McIntosh McLeod, both former slaves.<ref name="cookhouse">{{cite web|url=http://www.cookman.edu/subpages/Founder_of_the_College.asp|title=Bethune Cookman College Founder's Biography}} Retrieved on January 11, 2008.</ref><ref name="ineffable">Landfall, Dolores and Sims, J. (Summer, 1976). "Mary McLeod Bethune: The Educator; Also Including a Selected Annotated Bibliography", ''Journal of Negro Education''. '''45''' (3) pp. 342-359.</ref><ref name="usca">{{cite web|url=http://www.usca.edu/aasc/bethune.htm|title=Mary McLeod Bethune}} University of South Carolina website. Retrieved on January 11, 2008.</ref> Most of her siblings were born into slavery. Her mother worked for her former master, and her father farmed cotton near a large house they called "The Homestead." Her parents wanted to be independent so had sacrificed to buy a farm for the family. As a child, Mary would accompany her mother to deliver “white people’s” wash. Allowed to go into the white children’s nursery, Mary became fascinated with their toys. One day she picked up a book and as she opened it a white child took it away from her saying she didn’t know how to read. It was that moment Mary decided that the only difference between white and colored folk was the ability to read and write.<ref>{{cite book|last=Martins|first=Susan|title=Mary Mcleod Bethune|year=2006|publisher=Wright Group}}</ref> She was inspired to learn.
 
Mary Jane McLeod was born in 1875 in a small log cabin near [[Mayesville, South Carolina]], on a rice and cotton farm in [[Sumter County, South Carolina|Sumter County]]. She was the fifteenth of seventeen children born to Sam and Patsy McIntosh McLeod, both former slaves.<ref name="cookhouse">{{cite web|url=http://www.cookman.edu/subpages/Founder_of_the_College.asp|title=Bethune Cookman College Founder's Biography}} Retrieved on January 11, 2008.</ref><ref name="ineffable">Landfall, Dolores and Sims, J. (Summer, 1976). "Mary McLeod Bethune: The Educator; Also Including a Selected Annotated Bibliography", ''Journal of Negro Education''. '''45''' (3) pp. 342-359.</ref><ref name="usca">{{cite web|url=http://www.usca.edu/aasc/bethune.htm|title=Mary McLeod Bethune}} University of South Carolina website. Retrieved on January 11, 2008.</ref> Most of her siblings were born into slavery. Her mother worked for her former master, and her father farmed cotton near a large house they called "The Homestead." Her parents wanted to be independent so had sacrificed to buy a farm for the family. As a child, Mary would accompany her mother to deliver “white people’s” wash. Allowed to go into the white children’s nursery, Mary became fascinated with their toys. One day she picked up a book and as she opened it a white child took it away from her saying she didn’t know how to read. It was that moment Mary decided that the only difference between white and colored folk was the ability to read and write.<ref>{{cite book|last=Martins|first=Susan|title=Mary Mcleod Bethune|year=2006|publisher=Wright Group}}</ref> She was inspired to learn.
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Date: Wednesday, the 11th of May 2016 at 09:46:21 PM
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