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You asked if I had any thoughts or comments at the end of our visit, and I stood and said nothing. I opened my mouth, but instead of giving you words my throat was sealed by a dam of speechlessness while my eyes wept out all the emotions and heartache that I wanted to share with you. The others in my group were able to express their admiration, so I wanted to do the same. [excerpt]
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Novoa, Mauricio E., "I've Seen the Promised Land: A Letter to Amelia Boynton Robinson" (2014). SURGE. 43.
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