To the editor:
Dr. Benjamin Carson, head of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Maryland, was interviewed on Fox News by Sean Hannity on Feb. 16.
He is black, the son of a single black mother who was married at age 13 and only received a third-grade education. She made her two sons read books. The autobiography of Booker T. Washington, who had been a slave, inspired Ben to learn.
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