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SENIOR STAR PASTOR YVONNE HAWKINS - BELL

SENIOR STAR

PASTOR YVONNE HAWKINS' BELL

Pastor Yvonne Hawkins' Bell was born on July 9th, 1939, in Wheeling, West Virginia, but currently lives in the city of Dearborn. Her mother, Elsie Hawkins, worked as a housekeeper. Her father was tragically killed in a coal mine when Bell was just a baby. One part of Yvonne's childhood was dealing with the social issues of the time. The fight for racial equality was underway. "Well, you know in Wheeling, the schools were segregated in West Virginia. But when we came to Detroit you know it wasn't segregated." Around the age of 7 she moved up to Southwest,...

 

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