I came across this photo by accident and thought the story was noteworthy. Olive Oatman was a 13 year old daughter of Mormon pioneers who were slaughtered by the Yavapai Indians and made a slave. She was then traded to the Mohave and back to the White settlers after being tattooed. She went through hell and back again. You read stories like this and then hear some teen complaining about their iPhone not being fast enough and you can only shake your head. Children of today's Western civilization do not know what true survival means.
I've never heard of this story before. Did she have a good recorded outcome so it can be used as a story of inspiration?
We break from Olive Oatman to share learning from way back when:
Today is: 22nd January (GMT), in history on the 22nd of January, 1969 AD the following event happened:
Orbiting Solar Observatory 5 launched into earth orbit