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Life Lessons from Jackie Robinson

Onaja Shuman

Onaja Shuman

Devon Southlea

Devon Southlea

Scott 3186c

This 33-cent Jackie Robinson stamp was issued February 18, 1999, as part of the 1940s Celebrate the Century series.

“I learned that no matter what you shouldn’t give up.” -Onaja Shuman

“I learned that in life you have to dream big and anything is possible.” -Devon Southlea

Jackie Robinson persevered despite the racism he faced. The kids’ presentation ended with a powerful quote from Jackie Robinson, “There's not an American in this country free until every one of us is free.”