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by Ana Sofia Knauf Screenshot from Twitter That Haunting Atlantic Story You've Been Hearing About: It's "My Family's Slave" by the late Alex Tizon, author and former journalist for The Seattle Times. Tizon's personal essay focuses on his shame and guilt that he and his family owned Eudocia Tomas Pulido, a woman "given" to his mother when she was a girl, who ended up raising three generations of their family.
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