Once upon a time, there was a boy named Frederick Douglass. He was born as a slave. When he was just a little boy he got separated from his mother and never got to meet his father. As a kid, he had to work on a plantation.
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When Frederick Douglass was 7 or 8, the Auld family had asked his master to borrow him. He was sent to the "Charm City", Baltimore. This was a life-changing moment for him.
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Douglass arrived at his new master's house. Mr. and Mrs. Auld were outside waiting for him. Behind them was a little boy named Thomas peeking out behind his mom. Douglass thought that they very welcoming despite the fact that he was a slave.
Mrs. Auld was as sweet as a cupcake. She did not consider Fredrick as property. Instead with affection she gave him food and clean clothes. Although she did not know the conditions and restrictions of slaves, because she never had any.
One day Mrs. Auld had the bible in her hand. She asked Frederick if he knew how to read. Frederick politely told her that he didn't. Without knowing that slaves couldn't read or write, Mrs Auld called Frederick to teach him the ABC's.