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Narrative of Sojourner Truth - Entry #3 and #4 Her Brothers and Sisters, and Her Religious Instruction Summary & Analysis

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Entry #3, Her Brothers and Sisters: Sojourner's family numbered ten or twelve. Sojourner is not sure of the exact number. Her father, Bomefree, which means tree in Low Dutch, and her mother, Mau-mau Bett saw all their children taken from their home. Sojourner was next to the youngest. She only knew the others through the talk about them late at night by the parents. Sojourner comments that anyone who does not believe that slaves had feelings for their families needed to hear the memories and nightly grieving. Sojourner relates one story of the robbery of two children. One son was up early to start the fire for his mother and family when a sleigh came to the big house. He was excited until he was put into the...

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