I was stillborn. The midwives laid me aside, thought I was really gone. I laid there about an hour, and they picked me back up and tried again, 'cause my body was still warm. The Good Lord brought me back.
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My son don't have to say it loud, I'm black and I'm proud. He don't have to be called those crazy names.
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