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❰EPUB❯ ✼ Step by Step A Memoir of Hope Friendship Perseverance and Living the American Dream Author Bertie Bowman – Anniecroona.co A great American story of an ordinary man who is living an extraordinary life Step by Step is the inspiring personal account of Bertie Bowman’s remarkable rise from farmer’s son in the Jim Crow SoA great American story of an ordinary man who is living an extraordinary life Step by Step is the inspiring personal account of Bertie Bowman’s remarkable rise from farmer’s son in the Jim Crow South to hearing coordinator for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in the US CapitolIn 1944 Bertie Bowman–a poor impressionable thirteen year old kid the fifth of fourteen siblings–heard South Carolina senator Burnet Maybank declare “If you all ever get up to Washington DC drop by and see me” Though Maybank was addressing a crowd of white constituents Bertie took those words to heart–for they offered him an invitation to a new life a chance to escape the drudgery of the family farm and his well meaning yet stern father Carrying only a flour sack and his meager savings pinned inside his.

Shirt Bertie set out for the city “up the road” to make his mark Surprisingly true to his word Senator Maybank saw to it that the young runaway had a place to stay and a steady income–earned by sweeping the Capitol steps for two dollars a week Yet what started as a janitorial position step by step became so much For sixty years Bertie Bowman stood at the epicenter of change and witnessed history in the making the death of FDR World War II Brown v Board of Education the Civil Rights movement Vietnam and Watergate The perpetual recipient of unconditional kindness he formed many enduring friendships with the unlikeliest of people Presidents Lyndon B Johnson and Bill Clinton Senator J William Fulbright and even segregationist senator Strom Thurmond have been among his greatest alliesBut Bowman.

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