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Bill of Sale

  • Aired: 01/08/2013
  • 14:33
  • Rating: NR
While cleaning out her parents’ attic in Kansas, Jeanie Hans found a box of her grandfather’s possessions. Among some books and old gun manuals she found a disturbing document: an 1829 ‘Bill of Sale’ for the purchase of a 17-year old “negro girl” named Willoby. Jeanie wants to know more about this young girl. Jeanie asks host Eduardo Pagán to find out what happened to Willoby.
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Eduardo investigates the life story behind a Bill of Sale for a 17-year old “negro girl.”
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