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Essay heading: Sojourner Truth
 
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Issue: America
Written by: Peggy F.
Date added: July 1, 2009
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Her parents of course were both slaves. Isabella was sold four times and borne thirteen children. She escaped the bondage of slavery in the 1820’s and gained legal freedom in the year 1827. “A deeply religious woman, Isabella took the name Sojourner Truth after God spoke to her” (Sojourner). She was convinced that God had called her to preach throughout the country, spreading the truth...
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She was convinced that God had called her to preach throughout the country, spreading the truth. Sojourner Truth was a figure of imposing physique. “She was more than six feet tall and built like a linebacker with huge muscles from working in the fields” (Newsweek). She was a riveting preacher and spellbinding singer who dazzled listeners with her wit and originality...
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