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All rights reserved. Nearly years ago a year-old African girl was kidnapped and transported to South Carolina, where she was renamed Priscilla and sold into slavery. Unlike the ancestors of many African Americans who were brought to North America as slaves, Priscilla left a paper trail that tells her story and connects her to her living descendants. Thomalind Martin Polite is Priscilla's seventh-generation granddaughter. At the invitation of the Sierra Leone government, the Charleston, South Carolina, speech therapist recently visited her ancestor's homeland. There, Polite met with other descendents of Priscilla during a celebration last week. That paper trail includes correspondence, a ship log, financial accounts, and plantation records. More than 12 million Africans were forced from their homelands and transported across the Atlantic between to Of these, around ,—roughly 4 percent—were brought to North America.
Hopefully, it will give a little insight into Mormonism's insidiousness. Did you know Joseph smith married the wives of other living men. These are things your wife may consider matter-of-fact and you may be surprised by if you don't discuss them now. I remember one time I did just that with a group of friends and someone saying, "Oh you have it so rough. The Mormon culture has mastered the forked tongue. And of course we have been taughtвby Brigham Young, at leastвthat even when Christ comes during the Millenium there will be those who will not accept him as their Savior even if they accept him as the leader of the world. It is a tradeoff at best. The two of you can get married in the temple and live together forever for eternity. We are trying to conceive now, and I am contemplating if this was the right path for me. It was more about my own spirituality and our relationship in our marriage.