A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from October 17, 2013
“Every flower that bloomed had to go through a lot of dirt to get there”

Entry in progress—B.P.

Google Books
Mama, Get the Hammer! There’s a Fly on Papa’s Head!
By Barbara Johnson
Dallas, TX: Word Pub.
1994
Pg. 63:
I know things are tough right now, but just remember . . . every flower that ever bloomed had to go through a whole lot of dirt to get there!

Google Books
Joy Journal:
With the Geranium Lady

By Barbara Johnson
Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson
1996
Pg. 54:
Every flower that ever bloomed had to go through a whole lot of dirt to get there!

PRWeb
Barbara Johnson Dies at 79: Beloved Author and Women of Faith Speaker Loses Battle with Cancer
Award-winning Christian author and Women of Faith Speaker emeritus, Barbara Johnson died July 2nd, 2007, of cancer. Diagnosed with a brain tumor in early 2001, she valiantly fought central nervous system lymphoma for six years, as well as adult onset diabetes.

Palm Springs, California (PRWEB) July 9, 2007
Award-winning Christian author and Women of Faith Speaker emeritus, Barbara Johnson died July 2nd, 2007, of cancer. Diagnosed with a brain tumor in early 2001, she valiantly fought central nervous system lymphoma for six years, as well as adult onset diabetes. During her final illness, she amazed the publishing world by adding four more titles to her long list of best sellers, including a poignantly humorous book about her cancer, Plant a Geranium in Your Cranium.

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Thread: Most Motivational Quotes
HTownOlajuwon
10-08-2012, 11:25 AM
good quote I read today on my daily quote app..
“I know things are tough right now, but just remember--every flower that ever bloomed had to go through a whole lot of dirt to get there”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Thursday, October 17, 2013 • Permalink