dec 7, 1941 - Melba Pattillo Beals is born.
Melba was born on the same day that Pearl Harbor was attacked in Hawaii. Melba almost didn't make it; she was very sick as a baby. However, she overcame this. Grandma India said that this was significant because she knew that meant Melba would be a fighter and that God was saving her for something special.
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