Carolina's Throw By John Hale

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Sophia was a young 12 year old girl in the beginning of this story but throughout the story she grows into a strong hearted 15 year old who believes and doesn’t give up. She was forced to leave her town of New York City which was taken over by the British. She ended up coming back home in hope that her brother, William Calderwood, would be there. As her and her mother walked down the streets of New York, an experience Sophia would never forget took place. The hanging of a young spy against the English Army, his name, John Hale. Without thought she spoke out loud and said, “Have pity for God’s sake!” In return she got a nasty threat, “Be still missy, or you’ll come to the same fate!” In this moment her life had changed. Sophia and her mother
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