Hi Friends! I've developed a friendship with a man who is homeless. He's had a pretty hardscrabble life and did not have the benefit of much education. He has been very ill lately so I've done what I can to help him a bit. One thing I've learned about him is that he likes to read. He prefers history and biographies. I picked out a few books from our collection for him and was going to add a book or two about Quakers or Quakerism but I'm not finding any that would be accessible to him, assuming that he reads at an 8th grade level (which is the average level for adults in the U.S.).  We Quakers sure like our $10 words. Any suggestions for reading material written for an adult but easily comprehended? 

Thanks,

Mary Linda

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http://www.stepstolife.org/php/view_article.php?article_id=1777

 

I think this account is based on the *Life of Samuel J. Levick*.  By the way, Samuel was a Hicksite in affiliation, but orthodox in theology.

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