Harriet Tubman's Life

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Wayne Dyer wrote, “Freedom means you are unobstructed in living your life as you choose. Anything less is a form of slavery.” Harriet Tubman lived out her life a free woman. After her escape from slavery, she was able to help hundreds of others do the same. As a conductor on the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman saved countless lives of her fellow people. Harriet Ross Tubman was born Araminta “Minty” Ross in Dorchester County, Maryland in March 1822. She was one of eleven children in the Ross Household. Her mother’s name was Harriet “Old Rit” Greene and her father’s was Ben “Old Ben” Ross. Born into slavery, Ross didn’t receive much of an education because at the time, slaves weren’t valued as citizens; they were viewed as property to

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