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  • Frederick Douglass was born into slavery on Colonel Lloyd's plantation in Maryland.
  • can i go to my mothers funeral?
  • When his mother dies, he isn't allowed to go to her funeral. Then again, he's only met her a handful of times.
  • no
  • He is traumatized by seeing his Aunt Hester beaten badly by her master.
  • One day Douglass watches Mr. Gore shoot a slave in the face.
  • I'm going to shoot you
  • When Douglass is about seven, something good finally happens: he is sent to Baltimore to work for a new master, Mr. Auld.In Baltimore, Mrs. Auld starts to teach him to read, but when Mr. Auld makes her stop, Douglass learns an invaluable lesson: education must be a powerful thing.
  • He continues to learn to read when his master isn't around, mostly by making friends with white children who haven't yet learned to treat him badly.
  • wanna read?
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