Clara Comstock- Agent for Change

Clara Comstock- Agent for Change Ordinary People:Extraordinary Lives By Cleo Lampos The smoke from the locomotive engine flowed into the open window of the train, carrying bits of soot in the wind. Clara Comstock turned her head away from what should have been fresh air to the stench of over…

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Ordinary People Living Extraordinary Lives- Thomas Barnardo

Ordinary People Living Extraordinary Lives Thomas J. Barnardo: A Rooftop of Ragamuffins                           By Cleo Lampos     The moon glistened in the London night sky, breaking into moon beams through the smoke from the chimneys of the crowded tenements of the poorEast Endsection. Very little light reached the old donkey shed…

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Addie Mix Story- A Ray of Hope in the Darkness: Ordinary People Living Extraordinary Lives

  A Ray of Hope in the Darkness One Mother’s Story of Tragedy, Trauma and Triumph By Cleo Lampos as told by Addie Mix   The knife stabbed Jim’s arms as he held them up as a living shield. Again the blade cut through the skin and muscle of Jim’s…

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Torey Hayden, Teaching With Words: Ordinary People Living Extraordinary Lives

                                                                                               Teaching With Words                                    By Cleo Lampos             Narrative nonfiction is a writing style that makes true events read like a novel. Is it any wonder that when Torey Hayden submitted her manuscript for One Child that the publisher snatched it up and put her under contract?…

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Bertha Bracey: Ordinary People Living Extraordinary Lives

  The Sound of a Train Whistle By Cleo Lampos For five years, Bertha taught school in Birmingham,England. She wrote lesson plans, dictated sentences, encouraged written expression, calculated math problems and cared for the children in her class. Each student gained her attention and concern. As a Quaker, she respected…

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