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“A Full And True Eliada Orphan” – by Clifford B. Davids
Janie Carlysle Hargrave, widely known in Lumberton, N.C. as “the first lady of religious work,” sat down at her desk one evening in December of 1939, burdened by the series of tragic and unfortunate events that had over taken young … Continue reading
“Brother Lost, Brother Found” – by Tracy Rose
(This cover story appeared in the Mountain Xpress, Vol. 8, No. 15: Nov. 14 to Nov. 20, 2001.) The last time Carmable Revels saw her little brother, he was a red-haired, freckle-faced 6-year old. That was not long after their … Continue reading
“The Prodigal Son of Eliada Orphanage” – the interview with John David Carter
I was fortunate to know John David Carter for well over a decade before he passed away in 2013. His friendship was fully entertaining, and the many stories he told me about his life made for a fascinating tale of … Continue reading