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Genre: Historical Fiction
Word Count: 100
FIRE AND ICE
“Corrie, we don’t have time to cry.” Her father’s eyes blazed. “Give thanks for our lives and pray for those who did this.”
Flames engulfed the only home the fifteen-year-old had ever known. How could she pray for evil people who hated them for the color of their skin?
Hours before they had enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner accompanied by laughter and music.
Heart racing, she made a vow never to allow the ugliness to remain in the shadows.
Twenty-six years later, Coretta Scott King refused to bathe in her grief, saying, “Hate injures the hater more than it injures the hated.”