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Today–October 4th–in 2002 a statue was erected honoring Sojourner Truth in Florence, Massachusetts, a village near Northampton. It is one of my favorite statues.
Seven-year-old Helen Keller is depicted in this statue at the moment in 1887 when her teacher Anne Sullivan spelled W-A-T-E-R in one of her hands and held the other one under the water coming from the pump. Dedicated in 2009, … Continue reading
This statue of Sojourner Truth is in Florence, Massachusetts, a factory town founded by members of the Northampton Association of Education and Industry, a utopian community of people who believed in equality. She lived in a home she bought, which … Continue reading