In a story in the autobiography of Marcus Garvey. There’s a wonderful lesson that can be applied to the modern world. As you know he wasn’t American. He was Jamaican. His father worked as a grave digger and monument marker. When you read the account try to remember this was a much earlier time period. Before the days of child labor laws and an era when parents had to display tough love to prepare their children for the real world fast because in many parts of the world people was still living no longer than thirty-nine to forty years old. Life back in the early late 1800’s and 1900’s was very hard unless you were wealthy and very few wealthy people existed in comparison to today.
Anyway, one day his father took him to work with him and told him to climb down the ladder into the grave to do…
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