Slide Show: Celebrities with an Adventist Connection — Part II

Richard Wright

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Novelist, poet, essayist, short story writer. Notable works include "Black Boy" and "Native Son." Raised by Adventist grandparents but eventually became Communist.

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  1. Snodgrass

    Still haven’t seen Tommy Morrison on here. He went SDA for a while. He was a late 1980s “great-white-hope” boxer who claimed to be a grandnephew of John Wayne and famously developed HIV. He later died of AIDS. The general public might remember him as “Tommy Gunn” in one of the later Rocky movies

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