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The Tallest Man (1681-1759)

By Nels Hanson

In a cave in Abington, Pennsylvania,

dwarf and hunchback, once common

sailor, Benjamin Lay lived alone. No

thing grown or made by slave labor

would he touch, instantly he walked

away from any supper if he learned

his host owned black slaves. Only Continue reading

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