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Thread #86330 Message #1604647
Posted By: GUEST,leeneia
14-Nov-05 - 11:03 AM
Thread Name: PC-Where is thy sting?-'Pick a Bale of Cotton' Ban
Subject: RE: PC-Where is thy sting?
"they could preface it with an educational bit and the kids would be the richer for it."
That's exactly right. And it wouldn't just be the kids that learn something.
Somebody should hand that dad a copy of "Blue Willow", a children's book about life in the Depression, and point out the contest where the girl's father, a white man, enters the cotton-picking contest.