Ular laborer who had six daughters no boys in the plan whatsoever Yet he would tell his coworkers that though he wished he had a boy he still wanted the best for his daughters and told them that they ALL would be doctors They didn t believe him but astonishingly they all became professional women which goes to show you that you can come from humble beginnings and be the very best So many folks have shown us that and pursue the American Dream Great to read while pursuing yours and when life sends tough Inspirational Exceptional I had The Privilege Of Hearing privilege of hearing author speak at a recent conference It is an amazing story of how this woman and her sister s made it from the projects of Long Branch NJ to medical doctor through the determination of their dad the ditch digger It gives me a renewed renewed for physicians particularly many of those that I work withI highly recommend this book Loved everything about this book it was so well written and inspirational It was amazing to read how much strength and determination the family had Loved it Okay This is tricky to review The story is astounding a black ditchdigger has a goal of all 5 of his daugthers becoming doctors in the 1950s Yvonne and her father are amazing people who deserve a lot of credit for what they did in their lives and are exemplary in lots of ways However I really had a problem with the father s SUPER controlling methods Sometimes I was disturbed as Yvonne praises his parenting techniues and behaviors that seem damaging to me in lots of ways I ept thinking this girl needs some therapy And sometimes I was frustrated when Yvonne told us proudly of how she kept thinking this girl needs some therapy And sometimes I was frustrated when Yvonne told us proudly of how she 80 hour weeks AND studied for boards and got highest scores while pregnant WITH a 2 year old and a husband over seas I don t think that s awesome I think that s stupidI would recommend reading it for sure I think I just wanted somewhere to air my input on the lifestyle choices and parenting methods the book lauds. Isher Dafina Books ISBN Category Biography Autobiography Page View DOWNLOAD NOW A New Jersey doctor relates how her parents who held down multiple jobs and set high moral standards for their six daughters inspired them to succeed ; in ; Jet Author The Ditchdigger's Daughters Thornton Yvonne S The Ditchdigger’s Daughters is an inspiring portrait by a loving daughter of a father whose pervasive common sense folk wisdom and untutored but right on insights gave his children their road map to a better life It is the story of a man who dared to dream that his black daughters would someday become doctors and who guided them to achieve the seemingly impossible goals he set for them Yvonne Thornton Wikipedia The Ditchdigger's Daughters was critically acclaimed translated into languages and was turned into a television movie produced by the Family Channel in for which Kimberly Elise won Best Supporting Actress at the CableACE Awards. Loved this book Father was a hard working man who had his #Daughters S Interest At #s interest at Interesting read about the life of an uneducated yet overly determined black man and his dreams for his five daughters Though I didn t always agree with his parenting strategies and didn t always agree with the views of the Yvonne one of the daughters and author of the book their story is a great tribute to the power of hard work education and the success that follows book their story is a great tribute to the power of hard work education and the success that follows were so many great one liners in this book I wish I d read with a highlighter Some favorites once you ve got something in your brain it s yours as long as you live and if you work hard you ll make it it s a natural law like gravity and all I owe you ids is three hots and a cot I read this as a young girl and I loved it I loved how the dad wanted so badly for something better for his daughters I loved how the girls worked together to get themselves through college And I love how in the end each daughter found her passion whether or not it was being a doctor If you ever want to give up please read this book After reading what this family accomplished after suffering both racial and gender discrimination most of up please read this book After reading what this family accomplished after suffering both racial and gender discrimination most of lives I now I will be thinking of them anytime I want to complain or feel like I uit without tryingThe story reads uickly and is both touching and engaging I agree with other reviewers that the first part when the family was together and Mr Thornton was at the realm was interesting but I liked how Dr Thornton talked about her journey to becoming an Obstetrician and how many obstacles she had to face because she was both a woman and blackMr Thornton s way of empowering his daughters through education reminded me of my own mother She always emphasized the necessity of an education if I was to be independent I ve always nown that she s had a deep influence in me but it wasn t as clear how much until I read this book I never had to work as hard as the Thornton sister. The Ditchdigger's Daughters YouTube Enjoy the videos and music you love upload original content and share it all with friends family and the world on YouTube The Ditchdigger's Daughters TV Movie Directed by Johnny E Jensen With Carl Lumbly Dul Hill Victoria Dillard Shelley Robertson In many ways The Ditchdigger's Daughters adheres to the well worn path of a genre best described as the black struggle in an injust white America But the real plot in this movie revolves around the tyranny of a father and the effect it has on his six daughters as he cajoles demands blusters and fr The Ditchdigger's Daughters Thornton Yvonne Not Retrouvez The Ditchdigger's Daughters et des millions de livres en stock sur fr Achetez neuf ou d'occasion The Ditchdigger's Daughters Rotten A black laborer Carl Lumbly works long hours builds his own house and pushes his six daughters hard to succeed The Ditchdiggers Daughters PDF EPUB Download The Ditch.
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