Paul D relives the savage treatment that he endured while shackled to ten other slaves and transport

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Paul D relives the savage treatment that he endured while shackled to ten other slaves and  transported to a brutal prison for the crime of threatening to kill Brandywine, the man who bought him  from schoolteacher after the attempted escape from Sweet Home. From Kentucky through Virginia  and on to Alfred, Georgia, to the underground cell that housed him, Paul D struggled against the  despair and dehumanization that accompany forced labor. For example, each morning, the white  guards forced the chained row of black men down on their knees, and a few men were chosen to  perform oral sex on the guards before beginning the grueling day. Chained in one long line of 46  convicts, Paul D learned the nuances of wordless gestures and expressions and mourned his  captivity in song. Eighty-six days into his sentence, Paul D and the other prisoners, chained together and threatened 
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course ENG 1320 taught by Professor Bost during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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