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1  He has ever since remained a member of the family.
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2  They were just as anxious to assist in the nursing as the family relatives of the wounded.
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3  Her addition to the slave family attracted about as much attention as the purchase of a new horse or cow.
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4  I cannot remember having slept in a bed until after our family was declared free by the Emancipation Proclamation.
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5  This was not bad for the teacher, for each family tried to provide the very best on the day the teacher was to be its guest.
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6  I had to pay a visit to each family and take a meal with each, and at each place tell the story of my experiences at Hampton.
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7  I have been unsuccessful in securing any information that would throw any accurate light upon the history of my family beyond my mother.
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8  All of our master's family were either standing or seated on the veranda of the house, where they could see what was to take place and hear what was said.
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9  My mother and the other members of my family were, of course, much rejoiced to see me and to note the improvement that I had made during my two years' absence.
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10  The fact that the individual has behind and surrounding him proud family history and connection serves as a stimulus to help him to overcome obstacles when striving for success.
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11  During the time that I was a student at Hampton my older brother, John, not only assisted me all that he could, but worked all of the time in the coal-mines in order to support the family.
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12  From the time of our parting till their death we kept up a correspondence with the older members of the family, and in later years we have kept in touch with those who were the younger members.
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13  Sometimes a portion of our family would eat out of the skillet or pot, while some one else would eat from a tin plate held on the knees, and often using nothing but the hands with which to hold the food.
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14  I cannot remember a single instance during my childhood or early boyhood when our entire family sat down to the table together, and God's blessing was asked, and the family ate a meal in a civilized manner.
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15  The very fact that the white boy is conscious that, if he fails in life, he will disgrace the whole family record, extending back through many generations, is of tremendous value in helping him to resist temptations.
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16  Those who constantly direct attention to the Negro youth's moral weaknesses, and compare his advancement with that of white youths, do not consider the influence of the memories which cling about the old family homesteads.
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17  The small amount of money that I had earned had been consumed by my stepfather and the remainder of the family, with the exception of a very few dollars, and so I had very little with which to buy clothes and pay my travelling expenses.
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