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  • A Birmingham Bombing Survivor Comes of Age During the Civil Rights Movement
  • By: Carolyn Maull McKinstry
  • Narrated by: Felicia Bullock
  • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
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While the World Watched

By: Carolyn Maull McKinstry
Narrated by: Felicia Bullock
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Summary

Fifteen-year-old Carolyn Maull McKinstry was just a few feet away when the Klan - planted bomb that killed four of her friends exploded in the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. It was one of the seminal moments in the Civil Rights movement, a sad day in American history…and the turning point in a young girl's life.

Carolyn's story is a poignant and gripping eyewitness account of what it was like to grow up in the Jim Crow South - from the bombings, riots, and assassinations to the historic marches and triumphs that characterized the Civil Rights era. A unique and moving exploration of how racial relations have evolved over the past five decades, While the World Watched is an incredible testament to how far we've come - and how far we have yet to go.

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Brave Beyond Belief

Unless you try to step in to the shoes of others, you cannot begin to understand their struggles.

Thank you Carolyn for spending many decades changing the world and providing a better future for mankind x I thoroughly enjoyed reading your book, thank you. Val

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