The Adventist Review for kids and those who will always be kids at heart
William Hardy was the first Black man elected to public office in Michigan.
REMEMBERING desmond doss on his 100th birthday
Desmond Doss was born February 7, 1919, in Lynchburg, Virginia, to William and Bertha Doss. If he was still alive (he died in 2006) he would be celebrating his 100th birthday! He grew up with his older sister, Audrey, and a younger brother, Harold.
Wyatt and Mr. Simon are doing some maintenance work on the floatplane, Blue Birdie. Wyatt seems distracted. I wonder what he’s thinking about . . . “Wyatt,” Mr. Simon said, “hand me a wrench, please?” Wyatt distractedly reached for the toolbox. “Here you go, Mr. Simon,” he said. “This is a screwdriver, not a wrench,” Mr. Simon said with a laugh.
What do you know about this writer of one of the four Gospels? What about the book of Luke itself? If your answer is “not much,” then dive into your Bible by going to the book of Luke to read his account of Jesus’ life for yourself!
Doing good for others
Toson Knight had a pretty tough life when he was a boy. He says he was kicked out of 13 different schools, starting with preschool! Toson also lived in a pretty tough area of Detroit, Michigan, and many of the kids he grew up with also had many struggles.