The Glory Field - Part I: July 1753 Summary & Analysis

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Part I: July 1753 Summary

The Glory Field is the story of one family's journey from Africa to the American South. Brought to this country as slaves, the Lewis family of Curry Island, South Carolina are tenacious, passionate people. After the Civil War, the family is given a parcel of land very close to the plantation where they are once owned by a white man. Through years of successes and trials, challenges and small triumphs, the Lewis family becomes a community unto itself. The branches of the family tree shelter and protect the Lewis family in prosperous times and in times of desperation. The story of the powerful Lewis family begins on the shores of Sierra Leone where an 11 year-old boy is shackled in the bowels of a dark slave ship. By 1994, the young African boy's ancestors have come full circle. Aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents reunite for...

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