Benjamin Solomon Carson is born in Detroit, Michigan, to Sonya and Robert Solomon Carson, a Seventh-day Adventist minister. His parents come from rural Georgia. He is their second son. Carson’s mother raises her two boys on her own, supporting the family with two or more cleaning jobs at a time. Carson attends Durfee Elementary School.
I not only saw and felt the difference my mother made in my life, I am still living out that difference as a man.