Just when you think the world has gone straight to hell, you can always count on CBS’ Sunday Morning to give you a sense of hope.
Last Sunday, Sunday Morning chronicled the story of 10-year-old Sarah Haycox, of Shoreline, Washington. She was walking through the city park one day when she saw a plaque with the name Edwin T. Pratt on it. The plaque also included the day he was born and the day he died (1930-1969).
Sarah noticed that Mr. Pratt did not live a very long life.
“I am like, ‘Wow, that is a very quick life,” stated Sarah. “I simply did the short math in my head, and we’re like, ‘He died at 39.’”
Sarah decided to find out more about the person whose name was on this plaque, and it led to a stunning discovery, and finally recognition of a civil rights hero. Sunday Morning picks it up from here: