Mrs. Virginia Carter. “The sixth grade marked the first time I had a teacher who was under about sixty years old.” Page 182.
Rev. David Poe, pastor of Temple Baptist Church and leader of its Royal Ambassadors chapter: “That night Brother Poe told the group, in answering a question, that everybody would go in swimming the next day. This announcement could only have been meant for me. At first, I hadn’t wanted him to take that stand, but my resistance quickly melted as I thought it through. He conveyed an air of quiet, confident leadership that overcame first my fears and then my stubbornness.” Page 187.