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This is my great grandmother, Rhoda Reeves Leslie. Tall, copper colored and handsome, she is a woman whose dreams I shall never know. If I could have ONE DAY with someone who’s gone, it would be a day with THIS woman — who must have been SO STRONG that slavery could not diminish her, the bearing of nine children could not weaken her, and memory could not erase her.

 

Here is a link to the full story of "Mama Rhody" 

https://ourblackancestry.wordpress.com/2014/01/04/mama-rhody/

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