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Faithful Heroes: Wilbur Wilberforce ⋆ Diana Leagh Matthews
If you have seen the movie Amazing Grace then you may remember the story of William Wilberforce. He championed for the abolition of slavery in early 19th Century England. William Wilberforce was born on August 24, 1759 in Yorkshire, England. He was the only son of Robert and Elizabeth Bird Wilberforce. His father, a wealthy merchant, died when he was …