Ruby Bridges Early Life
Ruby Bridges was born on September 8, 1954. She was the oldest out of five siblings. Ruby Bridges parents were farmers in the Tylertown, Mississippi.
When she turned 4 years old her parents moved to New Orleans, wishing for a better life in a bigger city. Her father got a job as a gas station attendant and her mother took the night jobs to help out and support thier beautiful family.