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You get your values at home.

Back in December, I went to the Madison Park Community Center on a Saturday morning to assist with an effort to collect oral histories around Montgomery County. Madison Park is an African-American community north of Montgomery that was founded in the late 1800s by fourteen former slaves and their families. That morning, person after person who I interviewed said the same three things of Madison Park in their youth: everyone was expected to handle their responsibilities, everyone looked after everyone else, and everyone valued education as a way to personal… Read more You get your values at home.