By dgrider, Updated
6 panel Historical Fiction
My son may have been born into slavery, but I am determined that one day, we shall all be free.
The year was 1820. The place was Maryland.
My master was a cruel man. He didn't care about anything but getting more money!
You better work those slaves hard. I need lots of cotton so I can get lots of money.
We need to escape from this plantation!
I heard about it Daddy. It's called the Underground Railroad and a woman named Harriet Tubman is a conductor.
I hear talk about a woman named Moses that helps slaves get out of the South and get to freedom in the North.
After many years of planning, the time finally came for this family to make their run for freedom.
We can't go to the next station yet, we must hide here until it's safe.
The riverbank will make a mighty good road The dead trees show you the way Left foot, peg foot traveling on Follow the drinking gourd
We're free! Now I want to do my part to help others. I will spread the word. Slavery must be destroyed.
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