"None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody - a parent, a teacher, an Ivy League crony or a few nuns - bent down and helped us pick up our boots."Happy Birthday, Thurgood Marshall.(July 2, 1908 — January 24, 1993)

"None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody - a parent, a teacher, an Ivy League crony or a few nuns - bent down and helped us pick up our boots."

Happy Birthday, Thurgood Marshall.
(July 2, 1908 — January 24, 1993)

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    I am so anti-bootstraps that this warms the cockles (and henles) of my heart ^____________________^
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    Happy Birthday, Sir! Thurgood Marshall was the first African American Supreme Court Justice.
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