Always stay determined and if something doesn't work the first time, always try to succeed in a different way
Frederick Mr. Douglass was moved to a new plantation and was introduced to a new family called the “Auld’s”. He met his master Mr. Auld, the kind and soft whisper of Mrs.Auld voice and their son “Thomas”. Mr. Douglass as a little boy and being a slave did not know how to read. One morning, Mrs.Auld questioned him, “can you read?” and douglass responded by saying “No Mam” and so Mrs.Auld started teaching Douglass about the ABC’s. Mr.Auld had found out about the secret lessons and forbade Mrs.Auld from continuing on teaching him to read.
Mr. Douglass had overheard Mr. Auld talking about how Douglass would be unfit to be a slave and that slaves aren’t supposed to know how to read and write. All of Mr. Auld’s words ran through his head that night. The next morning Douglass was fixed to find a new teacher and continue to learn how to read. He rushed out into the city with a new mindset and a fixed determination. He went into the city to run an errand for the Auld's. Douglass saw a poor young white boy in the streets playing by himself. Douglass walked up to him. “I have bread for you if you help me to read.” The boy had responded in a kind voice “sure here you go” and they sat down and began to read.
Douglass had saw a open window full of promise. Douglass knew that you should never give up, and when things get hard and try different ways if the first couple of ways don’t work. Douglass wanted to so you don't give up so easily. As Douglass gets older he tells others about his experience and tells the message that he learned as he was going through that. Douglass told himself that