Linda spent the next seven years of her life in a small crammed roof in her grandmothers shed it was 9 feet long, seven feet wide and the high part was only 3 feet with little to no ventilation. Her grandmother, Aunt Nancy and Uncle Phil were the only ones who knew about her hiding place. Here she spent many gruesome winters an...
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...ry.” She stood up for Linda and was willing to serve time. She paid for the freedom of Linda and her children.
Linda showed personal responsibility in all the choices she made. Form trying to gain freedom by having Mr. Sands children. To running away, living in fear, not being able to hold or talk to her children, risking the possibility of being crippled as she hid in he dungeon to free her children. Everything she did was for her children she’d rather die trying than to see them be slaves. She was one of few slave who knew out to read and she felt that she was responsible to teach an old helpless man to read so that he could read the words of God. She also stood up for her self against Dr. Flint knowing that slaves would never in their right mind do so. There was many time’s that she wished that she was dead, she had the opportunity to take her life but she didn’t.
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