Jubilee Characters

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Vyry

The daughter of a slave named Hetta and a slave owner named John Dutton, she is a toddler when her mother dies in childbirth at Shady Oaks. Vyry's skin is white and many people mistake her for a white woman. She bears a remarkable resemblance to John Dutton's daughter, Lillian, and the two are almost the same age which prompts one guest to remark that the girls might be twins. Vyry's life as a slave is difficult though she lives and works in the kitchen which gives her advantages many of the slaves don't have. She takes over the cooking for the plantation while just a teenager and it's while she's working in this capacity that she first meets the free black man, Randall Ware. Vyry grows up with no concept of what it would mean to be free but she is tantalized by the idea as soon...

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