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79 vs 1: Amanda America Dixon Toomer

The timing of David Dickson’s death made all the difference for his formerly enslaved only child.

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An improbability held my attention for what seemed like hours, but truly it was about three minutes. I rubbed my eyes several times thinking this would clear the obvious mirage in front…





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