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Soaring Inspiration: The Journey of an Original Tuskegee Airman
Soaring Inspiration is the biography of Dr. Granville Coggs which covers his Arkansas roots and being chosen as a Tuskegee Airman during WWII. He was accepted to Harvard Medical School when it was rare for African-Americans to gain admission. He provides highlights of his career as a physician and inventor, and shares fitness advice gleaned from his track record as an ...more
Paperback, 116 pages
Published November 1st 2012 by Createspace
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A moving, personal account of a young man, Granville Coggs, becoming an Tuskegee airman, an incredible accomplishment that went virtually unnoticed for decades. In fact, when he became a pilot, his hometown papers refused to run a photo of him as they did for white airmen. In 2009, when President Obama invited the Tuskegee airmen to his first inauguration, Coggs and the other Tuskegee airmen finally received the attention they deserved from the press and politicians. Coggs and his daughter, ...more