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The Champions Who Walked Among Us

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The Champions Who Walked Among Us – Article 2 – The Forerunner

Her body wrecked with illness was robbed of its energy––a young, frail, and tiny little thing, her mother had worried about her existence.  Her weakness and her frailty had people thinking she would never be able to marry and start her own family.  Marriage would happen to the others was a sentiment, which circulated among …

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The Champions Who Walked Among Us – Article 1 – The Washerwoman

The war had been over two years when she was born. It was a cold day, perhaps raining down on the Delta in Louisiana, two days before Christmas.  Even though the people knew they were free citizens, the terror had already begun, and by the time, her eyes had opened, and she had begun to …

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