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By Dr. Hosea Zollicoffer

"We stored 1000's of at-risk and challenged young people with the institution of Nelson Mandela substitute highschool. We got unfastened reign through Dr. William Pratella and the Board of schooling to be as artistic and as leading edge as attainable. our faculty operated different from different colleges within the district. We believed that each one young ones “could study and might learn”. Our project was once to “save one baby at a time in any respect attainable. Failure was once now not an alternative”
At Mandela, we created an international of good fortune. everyone needed to be winning. scholars notion and believed in themselves. They felt stable approximately Nelson Mandela and their destiny. luck at school and after highschool used to be their major goal.
I believe undesirable simply because we misplaced too many younger brothers to crime, medicines, gangs and violence. None of those younger brothers needed to pass the way in which they did. If their fathers have been of their lives they might have selected a unique direction.
I proceed to arrive out to fathers to inspire them to reconnect with their little children. Fathers could make the variation in saving their son’s and daughter’s lives.
I used to be an at-risk and challenged younger brother. i used to be a thirteen-year-old state boy from rural Mississippi who was once illiterate while my relations and that i had arrived in Washington, D.C., in 1950. I misplaced all my grammar and straightforward institution schooling in Mississippi simply because I by no means attended with any consistency.
But God was once on my part. religion and prayer made the variation. i'm hoping to encourage different younger brothers to show their lives round as I did.
My saving grace was once a praying mom. She stored us in church and clear of the inaccurate humans. We have been in church seven days every week.
I was once blessed to have made major accomplishments in larger schooling, together with my Doctorate, grasp and Bachelor’s levels. I served as a Head trainer and Human Rights Commissioner. I additionally built the 1st university measure application for criminal inmates.
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