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Narrative of Sojourner Truth - Study Guide Entry #15 and #16, Her Escape and Illegal Sale of her Son Summary & Analysis

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Entry #15, Her Escape: Since Isabella was afraid to travel at night and felt she would be caught in full daylight, she decided to leave Dumont's house at dawn. Once she was away, she sat down and nursed her baby and thought about where to run. She had only considered the running and not a destination. Finally it came to her that she knew a kindly man and wife not too far away and she went to them. They sent her on to the Van Wagener's. Mr. Dumont came for her and when she refused to go back with him and reminded him of his promise, Mr. Dumont said she could stay but he would take her child. Mr. Van Wagener bought her and the child at that...

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