Who Is Harriet Tubman A Hero

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Harriet Tubman was a strong and brave woman who helped free slaves. Born to slave parents and being a slave herself, her exact birth date wasn 't kept but she was believed to be born in 1825 in Dorchester County, Maryland. She was raised in harsh conditions and faced a difficult life of sicknesses and punishments far exceeding what she deserved. In one instance, Harriet was hit in the head with a 2 pound iron weight which cracked her skull and caused her to have sleeping problems and seizures. However, from all her cold, hungry nights and savage beatings she became a hero. Harriet was one out of nine children.When she was five, she was hired out to take care of an infant as her first job.At six she was hired out to a couple to weave sweetgrass

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