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Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

born 14 FEB 1818 in Cordova, Talbot Co, MD, died 20 FEB 1895 in Washington, DC, about age 77.
Ambassador, author, abolitionist, suffragist

I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.

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