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Daniel Hale Williams: A Brief Summary

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Daniel Hale Williams was born on January 18, 1856 in Pennsylvania. He was born to Daniel and Sarah Price Williams and he was the fifth child of the seven children. His father was a Scotch-Irish whom has reddish hair and light skin that made him look more white than black. As for his mother Sarah, she was black and Indian with long black hair and darker skin. The Williams were free blacks and they never experienced the life of slavery. The Williams owned a barber shop downtown and with the income from the shop and some investment Dan’s dad invested in, his father was able to provide a warm and comfortable home for them. Although, the happy and comfortable life of the Williams changed when they moved to Annapolis, Maryland. Dan’s father passed
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