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Faithful Heroes: Sojourner Truth ⋆ Diana Leagh Matthews
Sojourner Truth went where she felt God was calling her. She was one of a dozen children born to James and Elizabeth Bomefree and given the birth name of Isabella Baumfree. She was born around 1797 in Swartekill, New York and went through four owners throughout her childhood. She only spoke Dutch until after she was nine years old. She …