Glendora mayor co-authors book about overcoming odds


A new book co-authored by Glendora Mayor Johnny B. Thomas offers a glimpse into his life, struggles and achievements.

“A Stone of Hope: Rising Above Slavery, Jim Crow, and Poverty in Glendora, Mississippi” was published and released in December.

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