Charles Drew

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Charles Richard Drew— A Navigator on the River of Life—Through this read along book on Dr. Drew, you will learn about the racial climate before and after World War II, and you will be urged by Dr. Drew to try and live your dreams.

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Charles Richard Drew

A Navigator on the River of Life

Dr. Charles Drew  1904 – 1950

Dr. Charles Richard Drew: scientist, Civil Rights activist, physician and humanitarian.

Listen and read-along as Charles Drew describes his early problems with his studies. Listen as he tells you about his great exploits as a young athlete, only to hear later in life that “negro athletes were a dime a dozen.” Then listen to him as he goes through his metamorphosis from athlete to great scientist, surgeon and pioneer of the new techniques with blood plasma and the modern day blood bank. His scientific breakthroughs save millions of lives during World War II.