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Memoir of A Sharecropper's Son
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Mr. Ardist Cooper, Jr. was born a sharecropper's son; as a young child, he believed it was his destiny to free his family from the hardships of life in the Old South. At the age of 11, he left home, and set off on a far-ranging journey to become a self-sufficient man, and ultimately, to realize his childhood goal. Through his life story, Ardist entertains, educates, and quietly dares us to create the reality we desire, rather than settle for what we believe is possible.

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