Alex Haley — American Novelist born on August 11, 1921, died on February 10, 1992

Alexander Murray Palmer "Alex" Haley was an American writer known as the author of the 1976 book Roots: The Saga of an American Family. The book was adapted by ABC as a TV mini-series of the same name and aired in 1977 to a record-breaking 130 million viewers. It had great influence on awareness in the United States of African-American history and inspired a broad interest in genealogy and family history... (wikipedia)

Anytime you see a turtle up on top of a fence post, you know he had some help.
In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.
Racism is taught in our society, it is not automatic. It is learned behavior toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics.
When you start about family, about lineage and ancestry, you are talking about every person on earth.
Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.