Long Beach students at Lindell Elementary School recently attended a special assembly featuring former hip-hop pioneer Darryl McDaniels of the group Run D.M.C.
He wrote the children’s book “Darryl’s Dream.” The book focuses on finding confidence, facing bullies, celebrating yourself, and the talent and dreams within yourself.
McDaniels read aloud “Darryl’s Dream” to students and staff and shared how he was a person who used to get teased for wearing glasses. He was a comic book fan and a lover of rice pudding. He was not famous, he was a friend, a person who worked hard and followed his dreams to success and encouraged them to do the same.
He stressed to the Lindell students that the things that make them different are the things that make them powerful and that it was important to do your best in school and get an education so you can follow your dreams.
Date Added: 5/18/2023