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    Escaped slave displays wounds from torture 1863

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    • Michelle Cossins

      Escaped slave displays wounds from torture 1863...lessons to be learned on how to treat one another.

    • Lance Summers

      Escaped slave displays wounds from torture 1863. ~Was recently informed on how whites and blacks got along better back then.~ I see.

    • Tina Merryweather

      Escaped slave displays wounds from torture 1863 - how can one look at this and not feel great pain - not just for the apparent wounds but, for those not seen ^T^

    • Cindy Ann

      Escaped slave displays wounds from torture 1863... NO ONE HAS THE RIGHT TO DO THIS TO ANOTHER LIVING SOUL!!! HEAR ME LOUD!!

    • Dani Kimbrell

      Escaped slave displays wounds from torture 1863. And you people wonder what the big deal is about using the 'n' word

    • Charl Malan

      A former slave reveals the scars on his back from whippings before he escaped 1863

    • Ma Ría

      Escaped slave 1863

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