From Whence They Came
The New Falcon Herald, by Kathy Hare
In 1984, Caron Barton Allen made a promise to her great-grandfather, John Burdette. "Promise me you gone tell da ones to come. Long as we keep tellin' it, we keep it alive. Dey gotta know who dey are," he implored. He passed his family's rich oral history on to three generations. Now, it was Allen's turn to make sure the legacy of Eular Beady, a slave on a Virginia Plantation in 1857, would be permanently laced into the moral fabric of Allen's descendents. "From Whence They Came" fulfilled Allen's promise and accomplished a lot more.
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